Bariatric Patient Resources


Planning for bariatric surgery is a big undertaking, especially if you're new to the process. To make it as easy as possible for those considering weight-loss procedures, the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program offers extensive bariatric patient resources.

Please explore the links below to learn more about maintaining a healthy lifestyle before and after your surgery.

Bariatric Nutrition Guide:


Planning your diet after bariatric surgery can be a whole new world, especially for those who underwent procedures like the Roux-en-Y gastric bypass that require strict adherence to specific nutrition guidelines.

This guide can help patients to learn more about the ins and outs of bariatric procedures, the science behind dietary restrictions, and menu planning advice, offering comprehensive, detailed guidance for every step of the process.

Understanding Nutrition Guide:


Dietary guidelines after bariatric surgery can be extremely complex. After decades of eating virtually anything, patients must adjust to a new perspective on nutrition, cooking, and eating.

This patient resource can provide necessary information for patients after any bariatric procedure, breaking down food groups, recipes, ingredients, and other helpful information. Learn about complex vs. simple carbohydrates, the benefits of fiber, and more.

Spanish Nutrition Guide:


For our Spanish-speaking patients, our nutrition guide is available in Spanish as well. This guide contains all of the same information as the English-language guide, including a breakdown of numerous food groups, beneficial diets, and more.

Bariatric Guide:


Learning everything necessary about bariatric surgery isn’t always easy, but the Bariatric Surgery Guide produced and released by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program aims to provide the relevant information you need.

This guide covers many of the basics about our facility and our team, as well as the definitions of medical conditions and procedures. Learn more about the scientific process behind surgery, your eligibility as a candidate, surgical outcomes, and what we can do to provide qualified care that’s right for you.

Bariatric Myths and Truths:


Despite its popularity as a medical procedure, there's a lot to learn about bariatric surgery. This publication seeks to outline some of the common myths surrounding bariatric surgery and the realities behind them, eliminating misconceptions about the surgical experience. Learn more about how each surgery is performed, who's eligible for surgery, and what kind of results to expect after a successful procedure.

Considering bariatric surgery may be a little overwhelming, but the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Program is here to provide the support you need. With our bariatric patient resources, you can learn everything necessary to make an informed decision. Contact us online or call now at (866) 433-8558 to learn more!