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WellSpan Medical Weight Management

Pre-Op Education

The first step is to attend an information meeting. Below is a list of each of the sessions covered during the six-month preparation for bariatric surgery.  There is a registration fee associated with each of these sessions. 

Month 1:  Basic nutrition class
Month 2:  Nutrition class 1
Month 3:  Nutrition class 2
Month 4:  Nutrition class 3
Month 5:  Individual consultation with dietitian
Month 6:  What to expect in the hospital
Month 7+:  Meet with a bariatric nurse two to three weeks before surgery

Questions can be directed to Medical Weight Management at (717) 851-6207.


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