Weight management is a non-surgical field of medicine that addresses excess weight as a chronic disease. Treatment includes individualized programs that develop healthier habits and reduce chronic health problems that result from being overweight.
Weight Management at Wellstar
Wellstar physicians, psychologists, exercise physiologists and nutritionists work together to tailor a personalized plan combining therapies to help people successfully and safely meet weight loss goals. Obesity is a complex disease condition resulting from an interaction of genetic, biological, behavioral, social, economic and cultural factors. Unaddressed, obesity can lead to Type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Obesity is a significant cause of preventable death.
If you have any of the following conditions, you may benefit from our weight management program:
- Type 2 diabetes
- Heart disease
- High blood pressure
- Sleep apnea
- Education classes
- Nutrition planning
- Physical activity planning and consultations
- Metabolic rate testing
- Body composition measurement
- Support with and without surgery