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Published on July 03, 2018

Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital to Host Comprehensive Bariatric Events This Month

Darby, Pa. (July 3, 2018): In July, 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 informational events to help improve and maintain the overall health of bariatric surgery patients.

On July 10, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital will host a bariatric information session to educate patients about life-changing weight-loss surgery options and support services. Patients will also 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 July 9 and 23, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital will host 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.

Also on July 9, Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital will host a support group meeting for patients to share stories about their weight-loss journey and offer each other advice. The class will meet from 5 to 6 p.m. Registration is not required.

All events will take place in Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital’s Sister Marie Lenahan Wellness Center, located at 1503 Lansdowne Ave. in 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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