Options Workshop Guide
The Options Workshop Guide is your guide to metabolic and bariatric surgery preparation and long-term support at Kaiser Permanente. The guide will serve as your toolbox as you move through the Options program and a long-term reference for life after surgery.
Post-Surgery Meal Plan
Guide for nutrition after surgery, including stage-specific guidance and quick references for caution foods, protein supplements, and vitamin and mineral supplements.
Keeping track of your progress toward a goal, even if only for a few days a week, can help you focus on clear goals, get motivated, identify patterns or habits, and see your progress. This tracking log is designed to help you in achieving your goals.
Vitamin and Mineral Supplement Guide
Guide to vitamin and mineral supplements after surgery.
Post-Surgery Quick Reference Guide
Quick reference guide for the first few days before and after surgery when things can feel a little overwhelming.
Pregnancy and Birth Control with Bariatric Surgery
Learn more about recommendations for pregnancy and birth control with metabolic and bariatric surgery.
Medical Alert: Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Wallet Card
Print a copy of this wallet card and keep it with you to share with any health care provider to explain what bariatric surgery means for your medical needs.
Quick Tips for Dining Out Wallet Card
Print a copy of this wallet card and keep it with you as a quick reference for dining out after surgery.
Weekly Physical Activity Planning
Keeping track of your progress toward a goal, even if only for a few days a week, can help you focus on clear goals, get motivated, identify patterns, and see your progress. This log is designed to help you add more movement to your week.
Bariatric Surgery and Cross Addiction
Learn more about the risk of cross addiction after metabolic and bariatric surgery.
Options Support Group
The support group is designed to support you long term to:
- Provide continued skill-building before surgery and long after.
- Offer professional and peer support.
- Provide a place for members to learn from other members who have had the surgery.
- Offer support between the end of the workshop series and the surgery date.
- Provide a shame-free environment to support members when getting back on track.
- Offer a chance for friends and family members to learn about surgery and provide support.
Join any of our support groups across Southern California.