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Surgical Weight Loss Informational Meeting

A Surgical Weight Loss informational meeting for individuals who are considering having weight loss surgery. There is no cost to attend. These groups will be facilitated by an ACMC surgeon or registered nurse. Please register by calling (320) 214-6966 or online at www.acmc.com/weightloss/request.

Proper screening, preparation and follow-up care are essential to achieving weight loss goals and maintaining good health following weight loss surgery.

Meeting Schedules: (All of the meeting are from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.)

ACMC-Willmar Skylark Center
Conference room
1604 First South Street
Willmar, MN 56201
2017 dates (Willmar):
• October 12
• November 9
• December 14
ACMC-Marshall Main Clinic
Conference room
1521 Carlson Street
Marshall, MN 55355
2017 date (Marshall):
• November 13
Swift County-Benson Health Services
Clinic Conference room
1810 McKinney Avenue
Benson, MN 56215
2017 date (Benson):
November 15
Stevens Community Medical Center
Admin Conference room
400 East First Street
Morris, MN 56267
2017 dates (Morris):
• October 4
• December 6

It is always best to lose weight through a healthy diet and regular exercise. But if you are not successful with those techniques and are significantly overweight, you may be a candidate for bariatric surgery. Medical professionals at ACMC are able to advise you about which procedure is the best solution for you. Proper screening, preparation and follow-up care are essential to achieving weight loss goals and maintaining good health following weight loss surgery.

Surgical options for weight loss include:

  • Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy
  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass (Roux-en-Y)

After care is also provided for those with a history of Adjustable Gastric Band placement (LapBand).