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Happy Doctor's Day!

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Motivating and Educational Experience: Bariatric Support Group This Tuesday & Next Weds & Thurs!

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Bariatric surgery is a complex journey you should not experience on your own. In such important events, it's really to build and hold onto a strong support system, to have community support to deal with all aspects of the journey.

Our bariatric community isn’t only open for potential/recovering patients - we are also thrilled to welcome friends and family, and answer all your questions regarding the entire process of bariatric surgery! 

Join us for this week's support group tomorrow, in our usual location:
* St. Luke's: This Tuesday (March 12th) @ 6:30 pm

And next week, too:
* St. Joe's: Next Wednesday (March 20th) @ 6:30
* St. Luke's: Next Thursday (March 21st) @ 6:30 pm

The Details:

When: Tuesday, March 12th & Thursday March 21st @ 6:30pm
Where: Sogg's Conference Room at the St. Luke's Home (Behind St. Luke's Hospital), 1650 Champlin Ave, Utica, NY 
Contact: Bariatric Coordinator at St. Lukes - (315) 624-6398

When: Next Wednesday, March 20th @ 6:30pm
Where: 7246 Janus Park Drive, Liverpool NY (Off of Taft Road) Meeting held in St. Joseph's Healthcare Network Building, Conference Room A (2nd floor)
Contact: Danielle O'Brien - (315) 448-5825

Liver Disease and Bariatric Surgery

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New research showing the great benefits bariatric surgery can have on liver disease. Here is another study showing the positive impact bariatric surgery can have on yet another condition associated with higher weight - NAFLD (Non Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease).