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Published on December 03, 2018

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital to Host Comprehensive Bariatric Events in December

Darby, Pa. (December 3, 2018): In December, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital will host free community events to help weight-loss surgery patients achieve healthy lifestyles. Each month, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital offers a series of comprehensive events to help improve and maintain the overall health of bariatric surgery patients.

On December 4, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital will host a bariatric information session to educate patients about life-changing weight-loss surgery options and support services. Patients also will have the opportunity to meet Mercy’s bariatric surgeons. The information session will take place from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Registration is required. To register, call 1.855.LESS.YOU or visit

On December 10 and 17, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital will host bariatric nutrition classes to help patients construct a healthy dietary plan and successfully keep off excess weight. The classes will meet from 4:30 to 5 p.m. Registration is not required.

Additionally, on December 10, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital will host a bariatric support group meeting for patients to share stories about their weight-loss journeys and offer each other advice. The group will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Registration is not required.

The events will take place in Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital’s Sister Marie Lenahan Wellness Center, located at 1503 Lansdowne Ave., Darby, Pa. For more information about these events, call 610.237.3641 or visit

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Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital
1500 Lansdowne Avenue
Darby, PA 19023

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