Events by Date

June
2017

 

Past Events

Event Name
Presenter
Date
Time
Location
Support Group- Columbia
Michelle Hoeing RDN, LD
Mon Jun 5
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
1000 W. Nifong Columbia, MO Bldg. 2 Suite 100
Support Group- Columbia

 

Missouri Bariatric Services hosts a support group in Columbia, typically, on the first Monday of each month. E-mail announcements are sent monthly with the specific date and time of the support group. Presenters and topics rotate.

Support group is a great place to meet other people who have gone through weight loss surgery. Many benefit people benefit from attending support group. Support groups help them stay motivated and give them ideas on how to address a certain challenge they may be having. We look forward to seeing you!



Bariatric Fusion
Michelle Hoeing RDN, LD & Bariatric Fusion
Mon Jun 5
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
1000 W. Nifong Columbia, MO Bldg. 2 Suite 100
Bariatric Fusion

 

A representative from Bariatric Fusion will join us for this support group. They will talk supplements as well as provide some samples for you to try. Please join us for this support group!



Support Group- Jefferson City
Susan Dyer LPN
Mon Jun 12
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Cap. Region SW Campus, 1432 SW Blvd. Jeff City, Lower Level Conference Room
Support Group- Jefferson City

 

Bariatric patients meet monthly to share their experiences and learn about various educational topics relevant to their care.

1.  Patients will discuss the importance of managing small goals.
2.  Patients will identify triggers to unhealthy behaviors.
3.  Patients will discover effective strategies and behaviors that will support their ability to communicate their needs and feelings with others.

Vitamin D The Sunshine Vitamin
Susan
Mon Jun 12
5:15 pm -
6:15 pm
Jefferson City Support Group
Vitamin D The Sunshine Vitamin

 

Vitamin D is a fat-soluble vitamin best known for promotion of bone and muscle health. Recent studies show vitamin D also plays a central role in regulation of cell growth, immune function, blood pressure and insulin production. Virtually every cell in your body is affected by vitamin D. The goal of this support group is to offer an opportunity for participants to discover essentials of vitamin D “The Sunshine Vitamin”. Learn why vitamin D is more important for your health and how to know if you are getting enough.

 



After this support group, participants will be able to:

1. Discuss the history of vitamin D.

2. Identify testing for vitamin D level.

3. Define the types of vitamin D supplements.

4. Discover why the body needs vitamin D.