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Bariatric Support Groups & Classes

Rex offers free educational sessions and support groups for bariatric surgery patients all year long through S.L.I.M. (Supporting Lifetime Independent Management of Obesity). These sessions are only open to patients who are scheduled for bariatric surgery or have had surgery performed at Rex.

Preparing for Bariatric Surgery
for patients currently scheduled for bariatric surgery at Rex

Are you prepared for your bariatric surgery at Rex? Let us answer your questions during this free session. We'll discuss what will happen the day of your procedure, explain the details of your hospital stay, and provide a tour of the facilities where you will be staying following your surgery.

Annual meeting scheduleTo register, fill out the form at the bottom of this page or call (919) 784-SLIM (7546).

Who:  Open to patients scheduled for bariatric surgery at Rex Hospital (main campus)
When:  4th Tuesday of every month
Time:  9 a.m. - 10 a.m.
Location:  Rex Hospital - Classroom 100C, 4420 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC (Women's Center Entrance)

Our Journey: Rex Surgical Weight Loss Support Group
for patients currently scheduled for bariatric surgery or who have already had surgery

We are here to provide support for you during your weight loss journey. Join us every month to meet other patients, learn from expert speakers and get your questions answered. Sessions are free and open to all bariatric surgery patients. They are intended to supplement programs offered by your physician's office.

To register, fill out the form below or call (919) 784-SLIM (7546).

Who:  Open to patients who have undergone bariatric surgery at Rex Hospital (main campus)
When:  2nd Wednesday of every month
Time:  10 a.m. - 11 a.m.  
Location:  Rex Women's Center - Women's and Children's Conference Room, 4420 Lake Boone Trail, Raleigh, NC

Note: There will be no Our Journey Support Group meetiing in July. Meetings will resume in August. 

Rex Bariatrics Support Group on Facebook  Join our support group on Facebook!

Register today for either program:

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Date of Surgery *   Calendar (mm/dd/yyyy)