We have added new tools from Baldwin Publishing to help YOU succeed in your weight-loss journey.
“Our goal is to provide both current patients and future patients with a wealth of information and support regarding bariatric health, so that we can help them make informed choices, discover ways to prepare healthier foods and embrace a healthier lifestyle,” said Melissa Herman, R.D., FirstHealth’s Bariatric Center patient navigator.
Check these tools out today:
- Health eCooking® bariatric video recipes – Every recipe is created by professional chefs, and approved by dietitians to meet post-surgery bariatric dietary requirements.
- Interactive bariatric articles – Nutrition, fitness and weight-loss libraries filled with articles that educate and motivate Web visitors to maintain a healthy weight. All content is medically reviewed.
- Customized bariatric enewsletter – Each issue features FirstHealth’s bariatric medical staff and events. This turnkey email program includes sign-up incentives!
- Bariatric digital cookbook – FirstHealth rewards enewsletter subscribers with a free weight-loss cookbook filled with bariatric recipes. Anyone interested can sign up at here.
Ready to try a recipe? We recommend the Chocolate Almond Strawberries, perfect for Valentines Day!
Several years ago, FirstHealth Moore Regional Hospital partnered with Pinehurst Surgical to establish a comprehensive bariatric surgical program for the mid-Carolinas. The program offers Roux-en-Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy and adjustable gastric band surgical approaches to significant weight loss and maintenance for those suffering from morbid obesity. The FirstHealth Bariatric Center is staffed by an interdisciplinary team and coordinated by a patient navigator and registered dietitian who provide education and support, before and after surgery.
For more information on the FirstHealth Bariatric program, call (800) 213-3284, or register for one of our FREE information sessions online here.
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