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Weight loss surgery support group meets Monday

WORTHINGTON -- The Sanford Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Program and Sanford Worthington Medical Center are offering a weight loss surgery support group. The session will be hosted Monday via videoconference from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Crailsheim ...

WORTHINGTON - The Sanford Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Program and Sanford Worthington Medical Center are offering a weight loss surgery support group. The session will be hosted Monday via videoconference from 7 to 8 p.m. in the Crailsheim Room at Sanford Worthington Medical Center.
Videoconference is a telephone or video meeting between participants in two or more locations. The presenter will not be located in Worthington but will be shown through video on a televisionconnect over video from Sioux Falls, S.D. Topics vary, there is no cost to attend and registration is not necessary.
The bariatric back-on-track class is hosted quarterly by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Program in Sioux Falls. It is for all weight loss surgery patients, (regardless of which surgery was done). The class is led by Bariatric Coordinator Stephanie Wessels, RN, dietician Leanne Chesshir and nurse practitioner Kristin Turek, CNP. All are from Sanford USD Medical Center.
The Sanford Metabolic and Bariatric Surgical Program is a Bariatric Surgery Center of Excellence. Bariatric surgeons Dr. Dennis Glatt, Dr. Curtis Peery, Dr. Donald Graham and their team are available to discuss weight loss surgery options. For a consultation, call (605) 328-3840 or 1-800-727-0670.
For more information, call dietician Michelle Poppen, RD, at 372-3329.

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