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April Bariatric Support Groups

04/02/2014 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Thursday April 3 -             IU Health Arnett - Lafayette Support Group  6:00 pm Monday April 7 -               Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Support Group 6:00 pm IU Health North (Room K130)                                                …

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March 2014 Bariatric Support Groups

02/28/2014 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

In-person Support Group Meeting March 3rd Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Support Group IU Health North (Room K130) 6:00-7:00 pm Alvin Furiya, RD IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Total Body Fitness 5:30 pm @ Intech Blvd March 5th IU Health Ball Memorial Group 6:00 pm March 6th IU Health Lafayette Support Group 6:00 pm Grocery Store Tour at Meijer near I-65 and SR 26 March 8th IU Health West 11:00 a.m. Meet in IU Health West Cafeteria March 10th IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight…

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February Support Group Schedule at IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

02/04/2014 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

In-person Support Group Meeting February 3rd Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Support Group IU Health North (Room K130) 6-7 pm Alvin Furiya, RD IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Total Body Fitness 5:30 pm @ Intech Blvd February 5th Ball Memorial Group 6 pm February 6th Lafayette Support Group 6 pm February 8th IU Health West 11 am Cafeteria February10th IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Total Body Fitness 5:30 pm @ Intech Blvd February 12th Goshen Group 10:30 am February…

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Online Support Group for IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

01/21/2014 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss now offers online support groups once a month. To access these support group presentations, please go to the following link: http://iuhealth.org/north/bariatrics/ongoing-support/ Please scroll down to the "Online Support Group" section. There, you can click on the date of the support group you are looking for. *Please note that there is currently no audio with the presentation - but we plan to add that at a later date. Feel free to contact our office…

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January Bariatric Support Group Cancelation Update

01/08/2014 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

The January 6, 2014 bariatric support group that was canceled due to the weather will not be rescheduled due to lack of room availability at IU Health North. There are several additional options available. Please see the list below: 1. IU Health West Support Group Saturday,  January 11th – 11 am or Saturday,  January 25th 11 am - Location – Cafeteria. 2. Attend Weight Watcher meeting – many IU Health facilities or local groups are available.  You may need to pay a…

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New Support Group Options for IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

12/27/2013 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

In-person Support Groups January 3rd Lafayette Support Group 6 pm January 6th Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Support Group IU Health North Hospital (Room K130) 6-7 pm Alvin Furiya, RD IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Total Body Fitness 5:30 pm at Intech Blvd January 8th Ball Memorial Group 6 pm January 13th IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Total Body Fitness 5:30 pm at Intech Blvd January 20th IU Health Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss Total Body Fitness 5:30 pm…

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Explore your weight loss options online or at our next seminar in Lafayette

09/24/2013 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Indiana University Health Arnett wants to provide you with the information you need to get started on your weight loss journey. Our experienced staff is here to guide you and make sure your questions are answered. For your convenience, we offer information online, as well as regularly scheduled seminars at IU Health Arnett Hospital. The next seminar is Monday, October 21 at 6 pm at IU Health Arnett Hospital. Bariatrics Medical Director Dr. Ruban Nirmalan and his staff will explain the benefits of…

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OAC Article from IU Health’s Sarah Muntel, RD - Support Groups

08/30/2013 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

Every bariatric center has them. Bariatric surgeons talk about them. Patients promise to go. When it is all said and done, there are many more patients that do not attend support group than those who do. Studies show those who attend groups on a regular basis have a better weight-loss. So what goes on in those groups and what makes them special? I am a registered dietitian and have been a support group leader for more than 12 years. With all the groups I’ve attended and lead, I’m here…

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A Patient’s Inspiring Story about her Weight Loss Journey

08/28/2013 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

About the blog author: Jennifer Baughman had a Gastric Sleeve with Dr. Dan McKenna on April 21, 2011.  Not only has she lost 106 pounds, she is passionate about her new life.  She is constantly giving back and inspiring others along their journey as a bariatric mentor and support group leader at IU West.  She was excited to check off some of her “bucket list” items recently like skydiving, zip lining, and completing the mini marathon. From Jen: From handicap parking and…

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Obesity Action Coalition Convention

08/26/2013 | Bariatric & Medical Weight Loss

As a dietitian, I have been to several conventions throughout my career, usually for the purpose of attaining the continuing education credits needed to maintain my credentials.  Although this was one of the reasons I went to the recent Obesity Action Coalition Convention in Phoenix, I also wanted to meet some patients who had weight loss surgery and talk to them about their experience. The conference helped reinforce the need to show compassion for someone who is diagnosed with obesity and…

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