The Michigan Bariatric Institute at St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron has announced a new support group designed just for bariatric surgery patients. The Bari-Buddies Support Group is part of the comprehensive plan of programs and services designed by the MBI to meet patient needs and ensure weight loss success. A Michigan Bariatric Institute dietician and staff nurse will provide the support group sessions. No registration is required for this free program. The first Bari-Buddies Support Group meeting will be held Tuesday, February 28, from 6:30 to 8 p.m., in the First Floor Conference Room at St. Joseph Mercy, 2601 Electric Avenue, Port Huron. For more information on Bari-Buddies sessions, please call: 810-985-1650, visit us online at: mymercy.us, or follow St. Joseph Mercy Port Huron on facebook and twitter.