Mayo Support Groups in Arizona

Support groups for many conditions are available at Mayo Clinic in Arizona.

Bariatric Surgery

Bariatric Surgery Support Group meetings are open forums for sharing information. Speakers are present at meetings throughout the year, such as the surgeon, endocrinologist, dietitian, physical therapist and exercise expert.

The group meets on the third Saturday of each month, from 9 a.m. to noon, at Mayo Clinic Hospital (Room 1-212, near the hospital entrance).

Time: 9 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

Note: The group will meet in January 2014.

Meetings are free and open to the public and attendees can come to all or part of the meetings. Family and friends are also welcome.

For more information about the support group, call 480-301-4533.

Cancer and BMT

An educational support group for cancer and bone marrow transplant patients and caregivers meets the third Friday of each month at the Village at Mayo Clinic. There is a speaker each month. It is open to the public. Contact Janet Love at 480-342-1123.

Caregiver — organ transplants

A support group for caregivers of solid organ transplant patients meets from 11:00 a.m. to noon every Friday at the Mayo Clinic Specialty Building, on the Phoenix campus. Contact Patricia Pathuis at 480-342-2161 or Nancy Hutson at 480-342-1010.

Desert voices

A support group for people who have had a laryngectomy meets from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month in Room 3-320 at the Mayo Clinic Specialty Building, on the Phoenix campus. Contact Lisa Crujido at 480-342-2983.

Diabetes

Support group offering education and social support for persons with diabetes and their families. The group is open to Mayo and non-Mayo patients and family members. Meets from 10 a.m. to noon in Room 1-212, Mayo Clinic Hospital. For more information, contact Karen Beer at 480-342-1697 or the Endocrinology Department at 480-301-7092.

Follicular lymphoma

A support group for people diagnosed with follicular lymphoma meets on the second Thursday of each month at the Virginia C. Piper Cancer Center at Scottsdale Healthcare. Contact Janice Love at 480-342-1123.

Hearing loss

The Understanding Your Hearing Loss Support Group meets on Tuesdays from 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 3-320 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Contact Cheryl Hartman at 480-301-5256.

Heart transplant

The heart transplant support group meets on Wednesdays from 1 to 2 p.m. in Room 3W-210 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Contact at 480-342-2161.

Liver transplant

The liver transplant support group meets on Wednesdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. in Room 1-115 at Mayo Clinic Hospital in Phoenix. Contact Nancy Hutson at 480-342-1010.

LVAD to destination

A support group for people who have a left ventricular assist device (LVAD) and their family members meets from 1 to 3 p.m. on the fourth Monday of each month in Room 1-212 at Mayo Clinic Hospital. Contact Patricia Pathuis at 480-342-2161.

Stroke

The Stroke Support Group meets on the third Tuesday of each month at the Mayo Clinic Hospital. Contact Carol Graziano at 480-342-2058.

Feb. 11, 2014