MUSC Bariatric Surgery Support Group
|Who:||Both pre-op & post-op patients and family & friends who are supporting the bariatric surgery patient|
|What:||We alternate facilitated discussion on hot topics and guest speakers.|
Topics include nutrition, psychology, exercise, plastic surgery & more! There’s always time for social interaction & questions.
Monthly evening group:
See below for upcoming topics.
|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. We do not validate for valet parking.|
More information on campus parking
|Reservations:||Are NOT required to attend the bariatric surgery support meetings. To join our e-mail list, please email WLS@musc.edu. Call 876-4867 with questions.|
2013 Scheduled topics:
December 17, 2013
Open Forum & Holiday Fun!
Our annual holiday support group meeting will bigger & better than ever! Farmer and CSA owner Jim Martin of Compost in my Shoe (www.compostinmyshoe.com) will talk about seasonal produce growing this time of year and Chef David Vagasky of Trident Culinary will do a cooking demo! You don’t want to miss these two in action!
January 21, 2014
|Meet the Team! Come see all our bariatric surgery team members and ask questions, and get to know us all!|
In February 2011, our topic was "You're wearing what?" where we had a guest, Sherry Smalls from Ardyss, share with us her clothing options for body contouring. We even had some patients try on the under garments and rave about the fit! Visit her website at:
Check out photos from last 2010 December Support Group and Protein Supplement Taste Testing!