Lap-Band Support Groups

Surgical Center for the Treatment of Morbid Obesity
Louis Fox, M.D., F.A.C.S.
Medical City Hospital, Dallas, Tx. 75230
phone 972.566.4560 – fax 972.566.6239 laparoscopic gastric banding

On-Line Lap-Band Support Groups

These are some of the most popular on-line support groups for the Lap-Band. They are all on the Yahoo site. The potential patient would have to join yahoo to sign up for any of these groups; however, it is free, quick and easy.

Dr. Fox has created a positive support system for bandsters and soon to be bandsters to come together and talk about how the Lap-Band has impacted their lives. This support group is meant to be a supportive forum where members can share their success, discuss frustrations and experiences by providing support for each other and making new friends. Feel free to visit our website at

A support group for those who have the Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band, or are researching the procedure. We will be discussing a range of topics, from living with the band and day to day issues, and things in our lives that affect our weight, or that our weight is affected by. This is a non-judgmental environment, with the requirement that everyone treat others as they would wish to be treated.

This is a support group for people who have had an Adjustable Gastric Band implanted, and for those who are investigating this new type of minimally invasive surgery for the severely obese. This group is meant to be a supportive forum where member in the DFW area can share their successes, discuss frustrations and experiences, support each other, and make new friends.

LapBand RapBand:
This group was established to help provide information regarding the Lap-Band System. This is the safest, most innovative weight loss surgery available today! You will find patients at all stages of this system. We also invite those of you that are considering this weight loss surgery to help you gain control or your weight issues. We will provide positive support to everyone who visits us. Please feel free to join us! We look forward to helping you.

Lap-Band Support Groups

Live Band-Aid:
Do you need Lap-Band support? Come one ~ Come all! Everyone at any stage is welcome! Please join us for encouragement, enlightenment, compassion, and support. Meet every Third Monday of the Month @ 7:00 pm Grace Lutheran Church 1200 E. Hebron Pkwy, Carrollton For more information please contact: Cher Ewing @ (214) 534-7455

Lap-Band RapBand:
Come join us the third Wednesday of each month to learn more about living with the Lap-Band. Bandsters at any stage are welcome. We discuss a wide range of subjects. It’s a great opportunity to spend time with people who understand what you are going through and can offer real life experiences. Dr. Fox utilizes this group as a support system for his patients.

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