We believe strongly that support after surgery is an important part of our patients success. Highlights include guest speakers, field trips, hot topics and personal story sharing. Support group is open to pre and post surgical patients and their support team. For more information, please call 573-777-1042.
No registration is required.
Exercise will be an important part of your new lifestyle. We know that by increasing your activity level, you are increasing the amount of energy your body expends. This results in increased weight loss. We also know that most individuals who have successfully maintained their weight for long periods of time, are usually the those that exercise regularly.
Tips for an Active Lifestyle:
Even if you are not able to walk 30 minutes a day at one time, try to walk as long as tolerated and do that as many times as needed to add up to 30 minutes. Exercise is a must as you start eating less in order to maintain your metabolism.
Ways to lose weight and keep it off:
REMEMBER THAT YOUR DIET NEEDS TO BE LOW-FAT, LOW CALORIE, SUGAR-FREE, AND PORTION CONTROLLED FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE.
Tips when you dine out: