Weight Loss Support Group

NMMC Bariatric Center logo with tape measure artNorth Mississippi Medical Center's Weight Loss Support Group meets ONLINE at 6 p.m. on designated dates.

Support group meetings are free, and participants may call (662) 377-SLIM (377-7546) or 1-866-908-9465 for more information.

The group provides education and emotional support for patients who are considering or have had bariatric surgery. Attendance at one Weight Loss Support Group meeting is required prior to bariatric surgery.

Weight Loss Support Group meetings are also available to watch "live" online by clicking the link below each month's topic. Unfortunately, once the meeting has ended, it is no longer available to watch. However, we invite you to watch our Weight Loss Support Group recordings.

2022 Meetings

January 6
Exercising Before & After Weight Loss Surgery
Wellness Center Staff

April 7
Body Reconstruction After Weight Loss Surgery
Dr. Jared Davis

June 2
Ask the Surgeon
Dr. Will Cauthen

July 7
Emotions & Weight
Dr. John Young

August 4
Insurance & Bariatric Benefits
Teri Spain

September 1
Role of the Primary Care Provider Before & After Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Bonnie Basler

October 6
Healthy Holiday Food Options
Bariatric Clinic Staff
Join Online

November 3
Sleep Hygiene & CPAP/BiPAP
Stevie Crane
Join Online

December 1
Holiday Prep & Setting Realistic Goals
Bariatric Clinic Staff
Join Online

Bariatric Bites Cookbook

Make healthy eating easier with more than 200 tasty recipes in our Bariatric Bites cookbook. You'll appreciate:

  • Nutrition details for every recipe
  • Healthy recipe substitution tips
  • Tips for achieving & maintaining weight loss

Get your copy for just $15 at the NMMC Bariatric Clinic or by calling 1-866-908-9465. Shipping is available for an additional $3.

Start Your Journey

Your first step is to register for an appointment with the Bariatric Clinic. Someone will contact you within 48-72 hours to set up your initial appointment. 

Register Here