Events by Date

August
2015

Upcoming Events

Event Name
Presenter
Date
Time
Location
Support Group- Columbia
Michelle Hoeing RDN, LD
Mon Aug 3
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Missouri Bariatric Services 1000 W Nifong Buidling 2 Suite 100 Columbia MO 65203
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!



Best Websites and Apps Every Bariatric Patient Should Know About
Michelle Hoeing RD, LD
Mon Aug 3
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Missouri Bariatric Services Woodrail Building 2, Suite 100
Best Websites and Apps Every Bariatric Patient Should Know About

 

Do you have a laptop, smart phone or tablet? Have you been looking for a way to stay on top of your weight loss journey and goals? Join us for an exciting tour of new technology that will help you learn about nutrition, fitness as well as find support and encouragement. We will walk through some of the most popular websites and apps that allow you to track your food intake, your physical activity and connect with others that are also working on lifestyle changes for weight management.

Participants will be able to:

  1. Identify websites and smart phone apps that can support weight management efforts.
  2. Discuss pros and cons of using various websites and apps.
  3. Learn how to gain support from technology while recognizing the limitations of this technology.
  4. Share your favorite websites and apps.


Support Group- Jefferson City
Natalie Suttmoeller RN
Mon Aug 10
5:00 pm -
6:00 pm
Capitol Region SW Campus 1432 SW Blvd Jefferson City MO 65109 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.