While bariatric surgery can be a truly life-enhancing event, achieving long-term positive results takes dedication, discipline and ongoing medical care. It's a dramatic change to your body that requires dramatic changes in your habits - especially diet and exercise. Following the nutrition and fitness guidelines provided by your LifeBridge medical team will greatly increase your odds for success. Fortunately, you won’t have to go it alone. As part of our dedicated post-surgical care, we’ll arrange for you to join a support group of peers and professionals who will help you cope with, and conquer, the challenges ahead.