Educational Programs & Support Groups -Reliant Medical

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Bariatric Support Group

This group is for individuals that have had bariatric surgery. This group is lead by trained facilitators. Participants are also given an opportunity to have questions addressed by the multidisciplinary bariatric team including a bariatric surgeon, a bariatric internal medicine physician, a behavioral health specialist and a nutrition education specialist.

Note: Please call (508) 852-6175 or (508) 368-3190 for more information or click here to view the schedule.


Bariatric Surgery Program: Introductory Session

This group is an introductory conference for individuals interested in learning about bariatric surgery. Family members and friends of participants are welcome. Participants are provided with an overview of the Bariatric Surgery Program at Reliant Medical Group by a multi-disciplinary team including a bariatric surgeon, a bariatric internal medicine physician, a behavioral health specialist and a nutrition education specialist. Participants also have an opportunity for questions.

Note: Please call the Surgery Department at (508) 368-3190 or the Nutrition Department at (508) 852-6175 for more information on this program or click here to view the schedule. No referrals needed. Open to the public.


Change Your Weighs

Individuals interested in weight management can attend a group introductory session followed by individual counseling sessions with a registered dietitian. Participants work toward achieving a healthier weight by establishing personal behavior change goals tailored to fit their individual lifestyles and needs.

Note: This program requires a physician referral. Referral needed, please call (508) 852-6175 for more information.


Diabetes in Pregnancy Clinic

This class meets weekly and is designed for pregnant women recently diagnosed with gestational diabetes or who have preexisting diabetes. Participants will meet with a multidisciplinary team of healthcare professionals including a diabetes nurse educator, a nutrition education specialist, a nurse practitioner or an endocrinologist. You will receive comprehensive and personalized education to help you manage your blood sugars during your pregnancy.

Note: This program requires a physician referral. Referral needed, please call (508) 852-6175 for more information.


Diabetes Nutrition

Diabetes Nutrition is a program for individuals who are newly diagnosed with diabetes, or those who have been living with diabetes for years. The focus of the session provides education about carbohydrate management.

Note: This program requires a physician referral. Referral needed, please call (508) 852-6175 for more information.


Diabetes Support Group

A registered dietitian who is also a certified diabetes educator facilitates this program. It meets seven times per year and offers individuals living with diabetes as well as their family members or significant others an opportunity to expand upon the education obtained from their individual healthcare providers. Physicians and other members of the diabetes care team serve as guest speakers.

Note: No referrals needed. Open to the public. Please call (508) 852-6175. Click here to view the 2018 schedule.

Click here for directions to 5 Neponset Street.


DOT Drug & Alcohol Testing Programs – Supervisor Training

The Reliant Medical Group Division of Behavioral Health offers training for supervisors who make “reasonable suspicion” determinations in the workplace under DOT drug and alcohol testing rules. If you are responsible for this activity in your company, this training may be most valuable to you.

This program meets the Massachusetts Department of Transportation’s requirement for two hours of training on alcohol and drug misuse [49 CFR 382.603]. After completing the training, each participant will receive a certificate documenting their compliance with this requirement.

Note: Please call (508) 856-0732 for more information.


Heart Healthy Eating

Do you need help managing your blood cholesterol or blood pressure? Heart Healthy Eating class offers participants education on low-fat and low-sodium eating, label reading, recipe modification and dining out to help manage blood cholesterol and blood pressure and lower your risk of heart disease.

Note: This program requires a physician referral. Referral needed, please call (508) 852-6175 for more information.


Look Good…Feel Better

A free, supportive, informative and enjoyable first step toward renewed self-esteem, self-confidence and emotional recovery for women undergoing radiation or chemotherapy. This American Cancer Society program teaches women with cancer to look their best, regardless of the physical changes caused by treatment. Wig care, scarf & hat use, skin care & nail care will be discussed. Participants also receive a free makeup kit.

Note: Pre-registration is required. Sessions are free and parking validation is available. Please call (508) 270-4646, or (800) 227-2345 for more information.