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Life After Weight Loss Support Groups

Surgical Support Resources

UPMC offers surgical weight loss patients and their families multiple support groups and individual program options designed to help patients with the physical and emotional issues related to weight loss, and to facilitate weight loss success pre- and postoperatively.

Bariatric surgery is offered at multiple locations throughout UPMC. Use the links below to view surgical support resources offered at the individual facilities:

UPMC BodyChangers

BodyChangers is an exciting support system designed to help you maintain your weight loss. Located at Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC, BodyChangers consists of a community of like-minded individuals who are learning to lead a healthier lifestyle.

BodyChangers Offers an array of activities, including:

  • Educational Seminars
  • Cooking Classes
  • Exercise programs
  • Outings to local supermarkets, parks, trails, farmers’ markets, and other sites which promote a healthy lifestyle
  • Group sessions designed to help you develop strategies for permanent weight control

Learn more and sign up today »

Life After Weight Loss Support Groups

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For help in finding a doctor or health service that suits your needs, call the UPMC Referral Service at 412-647-UPMC (8762) or 1-800-533-UPMC (8762). Select option 1.

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