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Bariatric (Weight Loss) Support Group Meeting and Guest Speaker

The guest speaker at the August session will be Kathy Karanink, an art therapist at Blue Mountain Health System, who will lead the group in an art project designed to exercise the mind and body to relax and reduce stress and anxiety. The Bariatric Support Group is open to people who have had bariatric surgery, if you’ve been thinking about getting the surgery, if you are pre-op in the journey or post-op and want a supportive group close to home. Support...

Bariatric Support Group Meeting–Hands On Activity

Stress Relief and Reduction Using Art Therapy Presenter: Kathy Karanink, ATR-L, Art Therapist at BMHS Open to the public, group members, family and friends—at no cost! Join Kathy for a hands-on art project, created by you. This is the perfect opportunity for anyone thinking about weight loss surgery to come and learn what we are all about. Bariatric team members will be present to speak to you and answer any questions you might have. Monday, August 14, 2017 6 p.m....

Bariatric (Weight Loss) Support Group: 3 Meetings Every Month

If you or a loved one, has had or is thinking of having, Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery, the Bariatric Support Group provides emotional, educational and social support. Denise Frey, Registered Clinical Dietitian, Weight Management Specialist, will present an educational session on Preserving Fresh Fruits and Vegetables on July 10, 2017 at 6 p.m. in the 3rd Floor Conference Room at the Palmerton Hospital, 135 Lafayette Ave. in Palmerton. The Bariatric Support Group will meet on the following dates: July 10,...

Stroke Support Group

The Stroke Support Group meets the last Wednesday of each month from 3-4 p.m. or 7-8 p.m. (Please call to register for either afternoon or evening session) in the Acute Rehab Unit Dining Room, 2nd Floor at the Gnaden campus. All stroke survivors and caregivers are invited to attend. Refreshments provided. Registration: Carla Conarty, 610-377-7209  

Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitive Support Group

Carbon County Celiac Center and Blue Mountain Health System--Celiac Disease and Gluten Sensitive Support Group Hosted by Ahmed Hasan, MD, of the Carbon County Celiac Center, the support group will meet on the 4th Thursday of each month at 6 p.m. at the Bowmanstown Medical Plaza. Celiac disease is an immune disease in which people can't eat gluten because it will damage their small intestine. If you have celiac disease and eat foods with gluten, your immune system responds by damaging...
  • Hospital Locations

    The hospitals of the Blue Mountain Health System provide a wide array of services at both the Gnaden Huetten and the Palmerton campuses.

    Palmerton Campus

    135 Lafayette Avenue Palmerton , PA 18071
    610-826-3141

    Gnaden Huetten Campus

    2ll North 12 th Street Lehighton , PA 18235
    610-377-1300