Comprehensive Program

Comprehensive Medical Weight Loss Management Program

Committing to lifestyle changes for weight loss is a big undertaking, but there is no need to go it alone. Our Comprehensive Medical Weight Loss Management Program, which is driven by scientific research, will help you every step of the way. You will receive individualized assessment, personalized solutions, and comprehensive, ongoing support and medical management.

Individualized Assessment

  • Evaluation of overweight/obesity status – Body composition testing measures the amounts of fat, muscle, bone, and water in the body. We use:
    • Bioelectric Impedance – a non-invasive test used to measure body fat
    • Dual Energy X-ray – measures body composition using minimal radiation
  • Evaluation for medical problems
  • Thorough medical history
  • Potential medicinal causes of obesity
  • Health and behavior assessment – this is an opportunity to explore the social, behavioral and emotional elements unique to your situation

Individualized Solutions using Medical Weight Loss Management

  • Collaboration with primary care and sub-specialty physicians
  • Custom nutrition plans matched to your metabolism
    • Grocery store food programs
    • Meal replacements
    • Mixed-meal programs
    • Low calorie diets
    • Very low calorie diets
  • Individualized activity prescription
  • Behavior modification
  • Extensive education
  • Medications for weight loss
  • Mental health counseling
  • Physical therapy
  • Personal exercise training
  • Bariatric surgery referral

Ongoing Care

  • Physician visits every one to four weeks during active weight loss optimize weight loss and set you up to keep it off
  • Long-term maintenance program with periodic physician follow up
  • Action plans for maintenance to prevent weight regain
Last updated on July 16, 2015