Patient Information

2017 Support Group Schedule

Support groups are held on the first Thursday of every month and begin at 7:00pm and are held at LifeWeigh Bariatrics (2801 Finley Drive, Suite 220, Downers Grove, IL 60515)

We also have our monthly support group available LIVE through Go To Webinar online (it's free!).  Please see the home page to register.  See below for the 3 ways to connect each month.




 Speaker (s)


LifeWeigh Bariatrics

January 5th, 2017

Dana White, MS, RDN, LDN

Protein and Metabolism

LifeWeigh Bariatrics

February 2nd, 2017

Dr. Jack Gelman

Plastic Surgery after Bariatric Surgery

LifeWeigh Bariatrics

March 2nd, 2017

Mishelle O'Reagan
Curvy Yoga (c) Certified

Adaptive and Inclusive YOGA for all!
LifeWeigh BariatricsApril 6th, 2017Dr. Robin Lacey
Topic Pending
LifeWeigh Bariatrics May 4th, 2017Lisa Prendergast, RDN, LDN Topic Pending
LifeWeigh BariatricsJune 1st, 2017All Staff
Q&A - Submit your questions ahead of time to Dana at:
No Support Group
July, 2017
Summer Break
No Support Group
LifeWeigh BariatricsAugust 3, 2017

Dr. Ken Davison

Topic Pending
LifeWeigh BariatricsSeptember 7th, 2017
Joey Bonavota, MS, EP
 Topic Pending
LifeWeigh BariatricsOctober 5th, 2017
 Dr. Tyree Brinson
Topic Pending
LifeWeigh Bariatrics
November 2nd, 2017
 Holiday Eating/Entertaining
LifeWeigh Bariatrics
December 7th, 2017
 All are welcome!!!

There are 3 ways to join us:

1. Live, in person at Lutheran General Hospital or LifeWeigh in Downers Grove- see schedule for where support group is taking place.  Lutheran General Hospital: 1775 Dempster Street, Park Ridge (Main Hospital).  Go to Elevator B, take it to the 5th floor, Room C-551.  LifeWeigh Bariatrics: 2801 Finley Drive, Suite 220, Downers Grove.

2. If the support group is held at a location that is further from you, you may come to the other location to watch the support group.  This will allow you to discuss issues with the staff and other patients.

3. Watch live, online AT HOME! Just go to

Want to see past support group videos?

Past support group lectures are now available to view on our video player!  Click on the icon below to be directed to the video player.