Blog Entry January 2022

01-03-2022

Blog Entry January 2022

Hello everyone. Welcome to the New Year! Follow the link here for tips on how to set new goals for 2022:

https://www.marieclaire.co.uk/life/health-fitness/goals-for-2022-724520

Below are this month’s meeting times & dates. Pay attention to new details.

Surgical Nutrition Times:

*Please make every effort to keep your assigned dietitian appointment times so that we can document these visits & try to keep you each moving along in your program visits.

*Group nutrition visits have stopped now that we have both Amy & Amanda in the office. Please make every effort to keep your individually scheduled dietitian visits.

Surgical & Non-Surgical Support Group Times: (Time & Format of Groups May Vary Depending on Circumstances. Read emails for directions each week.

1st Wednesday in office from 12:00-12:30 *This is for Non-Surgical Patients.

2nd Wednesday in office from 5:00-5:30 pm *This is for Surgical Patients.

3rd Wednesday in office from 12:00-12:30 *This is for Non-Surgical Patients.

4th Wednesday in office from 5:00-5:30 pm *This is for Surgical Patients.

There will not be a meeting if there is a 5th Wednesday in the month.

We have gone back to separating the surgical & non-surgical patients in an effort to offer enhanced program structure & consistency for each group of patients. No one will be penalized in any way for not participating in these. Simply attend when you are able to with your respective group. Contact the office if you have questions please.

Please check your e-mail weekly, or view our FB page for weekly & up to date info pertaining to each group meeting. Call the office if you have any concerns or questions about this.

Free Surgical Information Seminar Times:

We now offer the surgical seminar on-line as an alternative for those of you with busy schedules & transportation challenges. Go to: https://www.atlanticgeneral.org/Our-Services/Bariatric-Weight-Loss-Services/Attend-a-Webinar.aspx to view this. You will need to take the quiz at the end & pass with an 80% or better in order to make an appointment for a consultation with one of the surgeons. Once you have completed the quiz you can call to make an appointment. Please view the recorded session on-line. If unable to view the seminar on-line, we can schedule you for an in-person seminar information session if you prefer. If you opt for the in-person session, it will be scheduled as a billable visit.

Free Non-Surgical Information Seminar Times:

We offer our non-surgical seminar on-line as well as the surgical one. You may view the seminar on-line if you wish to or attend the in-person seminar at the beginning of the month. Go to: https://www.atlanticgeneral.org/Our-Services/Bariatric-Weight-Loss-Services/New-Direction-Medical-Weight-Loss-Program/New-Direction-Webinar.aspx to view the non-surgical seminar on-line. Please view the recorded session on-line. If unable to view the seminar on-line, we can schedule you for an in-person seminar information session if you prefer. If you opt for an in-person session, it will be scheduled as a billable visit.

For questions, please contact our office @ 410-641-9568