Blue Mountain Health System Joins St. Luke’s University Health Network

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Bariatric Support Group

January, 2018 Mon. Jan. 8 Palmerton Campus 6 p.m. Thurs. Jan. 18 Palmerton Campus 1 p.m. Tues. Jan. 23 Gnaden Campus 10 a.m. Join us if you’ve been thinking that it’s time to do something about your weight, but you’re not sure if surgery is the answer; if you’re pre-op in the journey of bariatric weight loss surgery, but still have questions or concerns or if you’re post-op from bariatric weight loss surgery and want a supportive group close to...

Bariatric Support Group

Join us to discuss tips on healthy eating and proper nutrition. The evening will also include a cooking demonstration. Education, ongoing motivation, peer support and accountability are some of the benefits you’ll receive when you join the Bariatric Support Group. All meetings are open to the public and there is no cost to attend. For more information about the group, call Denise Frey, RDN, LDN, at 610-826-1150.  

Bariatric Support Group

Education, ongoing motivation, peer support and accountability are some of the benefits you’ll receive when you join the Bariatric Support Group. All meetings are open to the public and there is no cost to attend. For more information about the group, call Denise Frey, RDN, LDN, at 610-826-1150. Mark your calendar for Mon., Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. The group will meet in the 3rd Floor Conference Room at the Palmerton campus, and the topic will be tips on healthy...

Bariatric Support Group

Future support dates: Tues., Nov. 28 at 10 a.m. in the ground floor Community Room at the Gnaden campus, 211 N. 12th St. in Lehighton. Mark your calendar for Mon., Dec. 11 at 6 p.m. The group will meet in the 3rd Floor Conference Room at the Palmerton campus, and the topic will be tips on healthy eating and proper nutrition and will include a cooking demonstration. Education, ongoing motivation, peer support and accountability are some of the benefits you’ll...

Bariatric Health Fair

Morbid obesity can lead to a number of life-threatening health conditions, including: High blood pressure (hypertension) Diabetes High cholesterol Heart disease Respiratory illness, such as sleep apnea In addition, morbidly obese patients often experience orthopedic issues and even struggle to walk!Learn about surgical solutions to weight loss offered at Blue Mountain Hospital and how one of them can help you maximize your weight loss and maintain it for a lifetime. Recipes, information and an opportunity to meet the members of...

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 (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,...

Bariatric Health Fair * Mon., April 10, 2017

Get back to an active, healthy life—learn about surgical solutions to weight loss at Blue Mountain Health System and how one of them can help you maximize your weight loss and maintain it for a lifetime! Morbid obesity can lead to a number of life-threatening health conditions, including: High blood pressure (hypertension) Diabetes High cholesterol Heart disease Respiratory illness, such as sleep apnea In addition, morbidly obese patients often experience orthopedic issues and even struggle to walk! Find out about...
  • 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