About Our Program

Our center understands that the battle to reach and maintain a healthy weight is highly personal, and that one-size-fits-all diet programs or surgery may not be the right answer for you. Weight loss is complicated; it can be affected by stress, sleep quality and various other factors.

That’s why we’ve developed a robust non-surgical weight management program built around four key components: medical, nutrition, behavior/lifestyle, and fitness. It’s a comprehensive, multidisciplinary approach to weight management, combining scientific research, sound nutrition and our extensive team of clinical experts.

Our three-phase program is for patients with a BMI of 27 or greater, adults age 18 to 64, and needing to lose moderate to significant amounts of weight. Women who are pregnant or nursing, or individuals undergoing dialysis or chemotherapy cannot participate in this program unless specifically approved to do so by our medical staff. In addition, our meal replacement shakes contain whey and soy, and may not be appropriate for individuals with an allergy or intolerance to these ingredients.

Patients must be able to commit to a minimum of six months of programming, including regularly scheduled office visits, lab work, and classes, in order to ensure their optimal success.

Phase 1:
New Beginning

This 800-1000 calorie total/partial meal replacement program is the first step, and will jump start your weight loss journey. Patients typically lose two to five pounds per week on this phase of their weight loss plan.

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This phase of the program runs 12 to 24 weeks and includes weekly medical monitoring, group education classes and routine scheduled blood work.
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Includes prescribed high protein meal replacement products as guided by physician and registered dietitians.
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Weekly medical monitoring helps to ensure safe weight loss and accountability.

Phase 2:
Transition

This step gradually reintroduces your normal routine. Patients attend on a bi-weekly basis for medical monitoring and group education. Participants typically consume roughly 1,000 calories daily during this phase.

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This 12 week phase involves regularly scheduled bi-weekly medical monitoring as prescribed and group education classes.
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Includes prescribed meal replacement products, gradually reincorporating balanced, food-based diet back into your daily routine, as guided by physician and registered dietitians.
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Patients get education, support and accountability at bi-weekly group class visits.

Phase 3:
Healthy Living

This 1,200+ calorie program is the final step for patients in our non-surgical program. During this phase, we will work to transition your care back to your primary care physician for ongoing medical monitoring and treatment.

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This final phase requires a six month commitment involving monthly group education classes and as-prescribed medical monitoring by our physician and dietitians.
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Includes a balanced, food-based diet incorporating some meal replacements/supplements as guided by physician and registered dietitians.
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Patients get education, support and accountability at monthly group class visits.

Attend a FreeEducational Seminar

Take the first step to achieve long-term, healthy weight loss success. Our free weight loss seminar is a great way learn more, ask questions and explore your options.

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