MUSC Bariatric Surgery Program

bariatric surgery PROGRAM

Bariatric Bootcamp

Who & What:

All post-op band, gastric bypass or gastric sleeve patients who are interested in learning more about good nutrition to maximize weight loss after surgery.

Spouses or supporters are welcome but must also register and pay the fee.

Print the application

We will focus our discussions on:
-A review of your new anatomy after weight loss surgery
-Tips on how to maximize the mechanics of your weight loss surgery
-Review of the food groups, including hands-on measuring of appropriate portions, taste-testing and cooking tips
-Products we love, Grocery shopping, and eating out
-Exercise goals and realistic expectations
-Tools for monitoring long-term success



Feb. 22, 2013, 12-4 PM
(Registration has been extended - call (843) 876-4867 to register)

Where:1st Floor Auditorium, room 1119, of the Ashley River Tower (ART) located at 25 Courtenay Drive.
Parking:You may park in the Courtenay Garage or another MUSC visitor lot & we will validate your parking. With a validated ticket, you pay $0.75/half hour with a $3 maximum.
 More information on campus parking
Reservations:$40 fee and application are due by Feb. 8, 2013
Pictures and comments from prior bootcamp classes!

Boot Camp participants

Measuring out cooked chicken breasts to
determine ounces per serving

Boot Camp participants

Counting how many cups of raw veggies it takes
to equal a 1 ounce serving of tortilla chips

Boot Camp samples

Some of the samples we picked up at each
Food Group Station... tasty!

Boot Camp samples

Hands on experiment with added fats

Boot camp participants

Picking up a protein packed 100 calorie snack

Boot Camp participants

Some of our patients eager to learn!

Boot camp participants

Measuring meats and evaluating meat choices

 Boot Camp participants

Nina presenting tips on eating out after surgery


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