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St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport CT

Bariatric Nutritional Group

Description:

St. Vincent's Medical Center, Bridgeport CT ProgramNutritional Support Goup

If you've already had weight-loss surgery, this group is for you!

For the past 7 years, Nancy Murphy, MS, RD, CDE, CD-N, has led this post-operative group to provide bariatric patients with reliable, accurate and understandable information about their dietary needs and lifestyle challenges so that long-term success will be the anticipated outcome.  

Registration is necessary for this group. Please call Nancy at 203-256-0048 or email her at FCLifeStyle@optonline.net

Nancy has been a Registered Dietitian for over 20 years, a Certified Diabetes Educator for 10 years and is a Bariatric expert in nutrition.  

All topics will be relevant to our entire bariatric population and will include:
:: caloric needs
:: supplements
:: dietary/macronutrient requirements
:: food preparation
:: portion sizes
:: meal structure
:: fluid intake
:: relapse prevention and behavior modification.  

The Lifestyle goals discussed and reinforced are:
:: Healthy vs. Rapid/Excessive Weight Loss
:: Adequate Daily Protein and Supplementation
:: Adaptation of a Healthy Relationship with Food vs. Pre-op “chronic dieting” Mentality
:: Structured Exercise as a Critical Component of Long-Term Weight Management.  

Everyone will leave having learned at least one new helpful tip to bring long-term success one step closer!

Location:
St. Vincent's Medical Center
2800 Main Street Bridgeport, CT 06606
Instructor:

Facilitator

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