Weight Loss Support Group

Bariatric ProvidersNorth Mississippi Medical Center's Weight Loss Support Group meets at 6 p.m. the first Thursday of each month at the NMMC Wellness Center, 1030 S. Madison, Tupelo.

Support group meetings are free, but 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.

2019 Meetings

Printable 2019 schedule

January 3

Weight Management Visits/Insurance Changes
Audrey Miller & Bariatric Staff
Watch Online

February 7

Is Exercise Important After Surgery?
Dr. Will Cauthen
Watch Online

March 7

Insulin Resistance, Diabetes & Weight Loss
Dr. Vernon Rayford
Watch Online

April 4*

Bariatric Health Fair
Held at the Bariatric Clinic, 408 Council Cr., Suite C, Tupelo

May 2

Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Terry Pinson
Watch Online

June 6

Maintaining Weight Loss after Sleeve Gastrectomy
Dr. Will Cauthen
Watch Online

July 11

Weight Loss & Women's Health
Dr. Cassie Hill
Watch Online

August 1

Personal Testimonies & Living Ads
Vivian Rogers, DNP, NP-C
Watch Online

September 5

How Behavior & Emotion Affect Outcomes
Mike Oliver, Ph.D.
Watch Online

October 4

Plastic Surgery after Weight Loss
Dr. Mark Craig
Watch Online

November 7

How to Grow Wholesome Foods
Native Sons Farms & Ginger Mark, RD
Watch Online

December 5

Cooking Healthy for the Holidays
Bariatric Center Staff
Watch 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