St. Francis Eastside Surgical Weight Loss

Patient Resources

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Pre-Operative Videos

Congratulations on beginning your surgical weight loss journey with us at St. Francis. We are excited to work with you in pursuing your health goals. The educational videos below will serve to help you learn more about the habits that are necessary to achieve success with the surgical weight loss tool. We recommend that you continue to review these videos, along with re-reading the program manual, to feel most comfortable with this information and improve long-term success. Please let us know if you have any questions or concerns!

Video #1: Foundation of Nutrition

Video #2: Mindful Eating Behaviors

Video #3: Lean Protein and Meal Priority

Video #4: Counting Protein and Fluid Intake

Video #5: Supplements after Surgery

Video #6: Pre-Operative Diet

Video #7: Post-Operative Diet

Video #8: Nutrition-Related Issues

Video #9: Pre-Operative Visit Education


Continuing Education-Counting Protein, Nutrition and Exercise Guidelines

Nutrition Guidelines

Review this information for re-education on counting protein and the nutrition guidelines/ recommendations post-operative.


Post-Operative Labs

Post-operative Annual Lab Recommendations

These are the recommended labs to be drawn annually following surgical weight loss. We encourage you to take these to your primary care physician for a lab draw and management.

Post-Operative 2 Week Restart

2 Week Restart

At times after surgery, we may feel as though we have ‘gotten off track’ with healthy habits. You can use this 2 week plan to help reset and get back into the habits necessary for success with the surgical weight loss tool.


Support Group Schedule 2018

Support group 2018

Lovenox Assistance

For assistance with home lovenox injections, click here.