Lifestyle Program

Helping You Prepare for Lifelong Weight Loss Success

The WINH Lifestyle Program helps you build lifestyle skills you can use before and after bariatric surgery. It is a pre-surgical requirement* for any patient considering bariatric surgery.

The WINH Lifestyle Program will:

  • Change the Way You Eat — You will meet with a Registered Dietician and receive individualized nutrition education and customized meal planning before and after your surgery.
  • Change the Way You Move — You will meet with an Exercise Specialist to develop an exercise plan tailored to your individual needs and abilities. A structured exercise program is crucial to successful long term weight loss.
  • Change the Way You Think — You will attend WINH for Life classes with specially trained staff to help you develop a new relationship with food and learn strategies for positive lifestyle changes which promote long term success.
  • Support Your Change — Our optional monthly support groups will allow you to meet with others who are going through the same process. Listen and share challenges and successes.

You are not alone in this journey, we are here to guide and support you—to give you the tools you need to succeed. If you are trying to decide if bariatric surgery is the right option for you, we encourage you to attend a free information session by contacting a WINH representative here, or by calling (603) 527-2946.

*For bariatric surgery patients the Lifestyle Program is mandatory to fulfill insurance requirements. This includes a psychological screening, prior to scheduling your surgery with your bariatric surgeon.