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Weight Loss and Bariatric Surgery

Weight loss or bariatric surgery helps you lose weight and lowers your risk of medical problems associated with obesity.


Fitness & Weight Management

This class is open to Greater Minnesota residents only.

In this virtual class, you will learn how our comprehensive program of dietary counseling, behavior modification, exercise, medication and surgery can lead to a healthier life.

We'll answer these and other questions:

  • What weight-loss options are available?
  • What are the benefits and risks of surgery?
  • What can I expect if I decide to have weight-loss surgery?
  • How do I get started?

You must have a patient portal account to participate.

Registration for each session is limited. We'll contact you with alternative dates if your preferred session is full.

Support Groups

Schedule varies. Hover over calendar date for session time.

This support group is open to those who have had or are preparing to have bariatric surgery at Mayo Clinic Health System.

Family members and friends are welcome.

Participants will have the opportunity to:

  • Receive education and support to help achieve and maintain weight-loss goals.
  • Connect with others going through the same process.
  • Share their experiences.
  • Receive encouragement and reinforcement needed to develop and maintain a healthy lifestyle.

To register and receive ongoing group details, call one of these locations:

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