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Medical Weight Loss

If you’ve tried to lose weight on your own, you know it can be daunting and taking the first step can be hard. Why not enlist the help of a doctor and dietitian? We'll create a plan you feel good about and offer expert guidance along the way.

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Lose weight, your way

Everyone's eating habits, triggers and lifestyle are different, so our doctors create a plan based on your specific weight loss needs. We'll factor in your needs, consider stumbling blocks to avoid and provide individual and group support to keep you motivated. Our goal is to help you safely lose weight, improve your health and feel your best.

Registered dietician educated patients on proper nutrition and helping to organize their meal planning for weight loss.
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You'll have a team of experts dedicated to helping you stay on track to better health. We know weight loss is about more than just a number. It's about how you feel, eat and think about food. You'll work with medical, nutrition and behavior specialists who will create a personalized program and set realistic goals that work for you. Our customized program includes the following:

Behavior and lifestyle

We are here to give you everything you need to hit your weight-loss goals and keep you going for the long term. We'll teach you how to manage stress, cope with challenges, overcome food triggers and more, including:

  • Exercise readiness
  • Problem-solving strategies
  • Relapse prevention 
  • Access to behavioral providers
Nutrition counseling

Our registered dietitians work with you to monitor and evaluate the foods you’re eating to ensure your body is getting what it needs from various food groups. We can also identify trigger foods and situations and suggest strategies to avoid pitfalls.

We will integrate your lifestyle, likes and dislikes and develop a plan that is unique to your circumstances. The plan may include replacing some of your meals with snacks and bars based on your individual nutrition needs.

Physical activity

Exercise is one of the best ways to improve your health and lose weight. It's also great for boosting mental health, reducing stress and confidence. We’ll help you find fun activities to get you moving.

Weight-loss medication

Weight-loss medications can help reduce cravings and hunger, making staying on your treatment plan easier. We can recommend safe weight-loss medications as another tool in your weight-loss program.

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