Following surgery, the Bariatric Program’s medical professionals develop a follow-up program to meet each patient’s needs, helping to promote achievement of a patient’s weight-loss goal. The program includes:
- Post-operative visits and calls
- Laboratory testing and monitoring
- Nutrition and exercise guidance
- Behavior modification exercises
- Support group meetings
Since surgery is merely a tool to help lose weight, it is essential for patients to commit to lifestyle behavioral changes in areas such as nutrition, exercise and stress management keep the weight off over time. Our personalized care program can help patients achieve this goal.