Support group is the essence & soul of a Good Bariatric Program. Bariatric surgery is not only about surgery, it’s about postoperative care and long term follow up. The theme behind this group is to support, mentor and encourage dialogue among patients who underwent surgery. As group consists of people who are at the different time horizon after surgery, so new members get to learn from each other and motivate each other various stage after surgery. Our program has online support group on WhatsApp & arrange physical meeting as well 3-4 times in a year The general focus is about discussions focusing on weight management, exercise and emotional issues. Patient input is encouraged and welcome.
Topics covered during these sessions include, but are not limited to:
- Staying or getting back on track
- Weight management
- Healthy eating
- Coping skills
- Lifestyle adjustments