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Resources for bariatric patients

In our mission to create healthier communities, we encourage you to browse our resources to find healthy tips and tools to use on your weight loss journey. Our collection of digital resources can help guide you toward a healthier lifestyle along with your most important resource—your St. Joseph Health physician. Feel free to schedule an appointment with your partner in health.

  • Am I a candidate for weight loss surgery?

    Bariatric surgery could be your way back to living life as you choose to. If you’re ready to stop letting obesity hold you back, let us help you make an informed decision about bariatric surgery.

    See the qualifications
  • BMI Calculator

    Calculate your Body Mass Index by using you height and weight. This tool will help you determine if you are a candidate for bariatric surgery.

    Find out more
  • Support groups

    Our support group will help you stick to the plan that your St. Joseph Health registered dietitian helped you create. Everything about our support group is designed to help keep you on track long-term.

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  • Insurance and payment

    Our insurance experts know the ins and outs of qualifying for bariatric surgery. And will happily handle the paperwork for you. From pre-approval to processing claims, they do it all.

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