Support Group Meetings

Patients who have had weight loss surgery or have been scheduled for surgery are welcome to attend support group meetings.

The Saturday morning support group meets the second Saturday of each month from 10 - 11:30 a.m. 

2015 Support Group Schedule

January 10, 2015
Healthy Shopping for Success

Amber Groeling, RD, LD from HyVee
St. Francis Health, 1700 SW 7th St., Cancer Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor

February 14, 2015
Meet the Trainer

Erik Zuniga - GreatLife at the YWCA
St. Francis Health, 1700 SW 7th St., Cancer Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor

March 14, 2015
The Basics of Protein

Mary Beth Haney, RD, LD - St. Francis Health
St. Francis Health, 1700 SW 7th St., Cancer Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor

April 11, 2015
Increasing Your Motivation

Andrew Schauer, PhD - St. Francis Health
St. Francis Health, 1700 SW 7th St., Cancer Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor

May 9, 2015
Exercise for Life

Sarah Kelley,  PT – St. Francis Health
St. Francis Health, 1700 SW 7th St., Cancer Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor

June 13, 2015 - 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Intro to Low Impact Jazzercise

David Marten, Instructor - Jazzercise
Wear comfortable clothing/shoes 
Jazzercise, 5331 SW 22nd Place, inside Fairlawn Mall at 21st & Fairlawn

July 11, 2015
Intro to Water Aerobics

Kelvin Ross, Manager - GreatLife at the YWCA
Bring your swimsuit 
GreatLife at the YWCA, 225 SW 12th St. Topeka, Kansas 66612

August 8, 2015
TO BE ANNOUNCED

St. Francis Health, 1700 SW 7th St., Cancer Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor

September 12, 2015
Plastic Surgery Following Weight Loss Surgery

John Keller, MD - Keller Plastic Surgery
Tallgrass Medical Building, 6001 SW 6th Ave, 2nd Floor Conf Room

October 10, 2015
Get Your Move On

Heather Brewer, ATC, PTA - SF Sports Medicine
St. Francis Health, 1700 SW 7th St., Cancer Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor

November 14, 2015
Cooking Techniques

Mary Beth Haney, RD, LD - St. Francis Health
St. Francis Health, 1700 SW 7th St., Cancer Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor

December 12, 2015
Finding Your Balance During the Holiday Season (Discover the Benefits of Yoga)

Kaye Campbell, CTRS, CYT, CWC - SF Sports Medicine
St. Francis Health, 1700 SW 7th St., Cancer Center Conference Room, 2nd Floor

CONTACT INFORMATION FOR SUPPORT GROUPS:

Brenda Holliday-Stanton
Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery Coordinator
brenda.hollidaystanton@sclhs.net
785.228.4773

Rachelle Garland, BSN, RN
Certified Bariatric Nurse
rachelle.garland@sclhs.net
785.228.4761