Bariatric Patient Support

We all need support when we are experiencing a major life change. We all benefit from talking with others who understand. And we all win when encouragement turns into results.

That is why we support patients through every step of the weight loss process, including:

  • Support groups
  • Clothing exchange closet
  • Support persons round table discussion group
  • Nutritional counseling and classes
  • Cooking classes
  • Private behavioral counseling and support
  • Life coaching classes
  • Physical activity classes
  • Newsletters
  • Long-term support
  • Bari angel program
  • Extensive follow-up care

Support group

We hold monthly support meetings that provide interesting and informative discussions, networking with others on the same journey, and continuing support with dietary and nutrition education. Our registered dietitians, nurses, and behavioral health team members attend the meetings so they can be available for your questions.

Main support group meets:

When: The second Monday of each month 6:15-7:30 p.m. 
Where: Center for Weight Management, 3215 McClure Bridge Rd. 
Duluth, GA 30096

Dates and times are subject to change. Please check our calendar for updates. And for more information, please call 678-312-6200 today.

The Exemplo Medical Patient Portal

To aid you in your weight loss, we encourage each of our patients to sign up for, and utilize, the Exemplo Medical Patient Portal. This helpful, virtual tool allows patients to keep track of the entire bariatric surgery process.

Pre-surgery, patients use the Exemplo Medical Patient Portal to complete their registration and medical history forms, as well as to track the progress of when we receive paperwork and documentation from consultants and physicians. Post-surgery, patients can calculate food consumption, track exercise activities, create journal entries, establish goals, and exchange private and secure messages with our medical staff.

If you have not received your access code, please contact our office at 678-312-6200.

Log in to the Exemplo Medical Patient Portal.

Additional Support for Bariatric Patients

We pride ourselves on being there for every patient both pre- and post-surgery. Click here or click on the resources button in the menu tab for more information about everything from cooking healthy to additional support options and classes.

For more information, please call 678-312-6200, or complete the online form, and someone will contact you.


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