Patient & Family Support

We’re excited to partner with you on your weight loss journey. Whether you’re researching options or you’re a longtime patient of the clinic, find the support you need. Use this section to learn about our support groups, read success stories and understand fees. 

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  • Our kids do not know what a normal weight is

    About one-third of U.S. children are overweight, and about 17 percent of those kids are obese. A key public health goal is to promote weight loss and healthy weight maintenance, and in recent years some studies show the...

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  • A Family Weight-Loss Affair

    Daughter and mother gave up dieting and underwent bariatric surgery at Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center in Burbank in late 2012. Diaz has lost 128 pounds and Conklin 80. Both are maintaining their new lower...

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  • Which Bariatric Surgery is Right for You

    Providence Saint Joseph Medical Center’s award-winning Bariatric Wellness Center offers minimally invasive procedures including Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and LAP-BAND®.

    LAP-BAND can be performed on an...

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