Welcome. Support in the Wilmington, NC area includes Dr. Miles, Dr. Harris and Dr. Hooks Support Group meetings and other related events and activities.
These Weight-Loss Surgery Monthly Support Group meetings are surgeon supported and professionally led.
Studies show that those who attend support groups are more successful after surgery. Get plugged in to support group that fits your needs and share your experiences while learning from others.
Two of our Wilmington, NC support groups are open to the public. Below is a schedule of meeting time and events, with more specific details following (as submitted) in subsequent post.
On the FIRST Tuesday of each month (Dr. Miles)
NHRMC Cape Fear Site, Wrightsville, Ave 6:30 PM
3rd Floor Education Room
Directions: Take elevator to 3rd floor, exit to the right, make another right and then an immediate left into classroom.
On the SECOND Monday of each month (Dr. Harris)
SEAHEC Classroom D 6:00 PM
Directions to 17st Street, NHRMC: Pull into the main driveway at NHRMC and turn left into the Betty Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Park in lot and enter via the main entrance. Take elevators (they are at the left) to the FIRST floor. Exit, walk through waiting area and take hallway until you reach the SEAHEC library. Take the elevator to the ground floor. Exit the elevator and turn left. Classroom D is located to your immediate left.
Miles Support Group Meeting
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 6:30 pm
NHRMC Orthopedic Hospital
(formerly Cape Fear Hospital)
Topic: What’s On Your Mind?
Facilitator: Kim Joyner, RN, CNOR
Weight Loss Surgery Support Group Meeting
Orthopedic Hospital, Cape Fear Site, Wrightsville, Ave
Tuesday, August 2, 2016
Special Guest Speaker: KellyBroadwater, MA, LPA, LPC, NCC, CEDS
June Support Meeting
Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Cape Fear Site — 3rd Floor Classroom North
Special Guest: Katie Jay
Director of National Association for Weight Loss Surgery
You DO NOT want to miss! Please go to Katie’s website and learn more about her story.
We will see you Tuesday evening!
January Support Group
Monday, January 11, 2016
SEAHEC Classroom C
Topic: 2016: What will you bring with you and what will you leave behind?
Facilitator: Kim Joyner, RN, CNOR
Please note the change in room numbers from previous meetings.
Directions: Pull into the main driveway at NHRMC and turn left into the Betty Cameron Women’s and Children’s Hospital. Park in lot and enter via the main entrance. Take elevators (they are at the left) to the FIRST floor. Exit, walk through the waiting area and walk down the long corridor until you reach the elevator, located on the left. Take the elevator to the service floor and exit to your left. Make the first immediate left and classroom C will be in front of you.
Back on Track
Bariatric Nutrition Support Group
If you are a post-op bariatric patient struggling to incorporate healthy lifestyle habits…it’s time to get Back On Track!
Nutritional counseling is one of the most important factors to help you maximize your success after WLS. Attending this series of classes led by bariatric nutrition expert Chaundra Evans RD, LDN, CEDRD may result in improved nutritional compliance & better health!
Call (910) 790-9500 in advance to reserve your spot
**Limited Space Available, First Come First Serve**
· Four 90 Minute Evening Classes
· 5:00-6:30 pm @ Chrysalis Center
· Cost of Program: $150 in advance or $40 per class
Agenda for Each Group:
Jan 12, 2016: Back to Basics – What Should I Be Eating?
Jan 19, 2016: Mindful Eating – How Should I Be Eating?
Jan 26, 2016: Meal Planning, Shopping, Supplements
Feb 2, 2016: Exercise Goal Setting & Relapse Prevention