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Support Group Schedules, Topics and Locations

We have support groups throughout the month located in Nassau and Suffolk Counties.  Please feel free to attend as many as you would like a month.  Support group attendance helps to motivate weight loss and support maintenance of the weight you have already lost.

Please make sure to check the website for updates.  We will be sending out notifications of time, place and weather cancellations via the website.

Bariatric Support Group Topics

Jan – Protein/ Reading Labels
Feb – Vitamins/ Lab tests
March
– Grazing/ Transfer Addictions
April
– Exercise/ Motivation
May
– Self Care/ Self Esteem
June
– Life as a victim/ Blaming Others
July
– Trigger Foods/ Sliders
August
– Fluids/ Alcohol/ Carbonation
September
– Whole Grains/Carb Sensitive/Artificial Sweeteners
October
– Mindful Eating/ Emotional Eating
November
– Holiday Tips
December
– Plastic Surgery

My Personal Journey highlights a different (volunteer) post-op patient each month. Taste testing of vitamins, protein products, recipes, etc. is offered on an ongoing basis. Guest speakers are also planned!

Check out our support group recap for a typical discussion.

The Winthrop Surgical Weight Loss Program offers bariatric surgery to those suffering from obesity in Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn and all of New York. Our three dedicated weight loss surgeons and staff provide safe and effective solutions to excess weight and morbid obesity.

Nassau County


700 Stewart Ave., Suite 200,
Garden City, NY 11530
Phone: (516) 663-1430
Fax: (516) 222-2442
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Suffolk County


157 East Woodside Ave.
Patchogue, New York 11772
Phone: (631) 475-1900
Fax: (631) 475-1955
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