Weekly Medical Weight Management Program

Weekly Medical Weight Management Program

This highly structured program is for individuals who want a safe and sustainable way to lose weight.

The 4-Phase Approach

Phase I. Initial Screening/Assessment

Evaluation and testing to determine the most appropriate weight loss recommendation. Includes:

  • Initial consultation with one of our bariatric providers
  • Labs and tests
  • Initial consult with exercise physiologist
  • New Start Group with registered Diet Tech
  • Body composition analysis
  • One-on-one nutritional assessment with registered dietitian. Appointments can be made on your own discretion. 

Phase II. Reducing/Active Weight Loss (16 wks )

  • Weekly clinics & classes
  • Weigh in, blood pressure/medication check
  • Educational opportunity
  • Q&A with healthcare professionals
  • Option to use New Direction® high quality protein meal replacement products.
  • Option to work one-on-one with registered dietitians to create a healthy diet using grocery food.
  • One-on-one appointments with health care professionals as needed:
    • Physician
    • Registered dietitians
    • Behavioralist
    • Exercise physiologist
  • Periodic lab tests (if on nutritional meal replacements)

Phase III. Adapting/Transition - Weight Loss Tapers (5-10 wks - varies per person)

Phase III focuses on returning to a normal diet that will help you keep weight off. You will develop the habits necessary to create a healthy and sustainable lifestyle by reintroducing grocery food into your diet using your new nutritional knowledge. In addition, you will continue to use exercise to manage weight and stay healthy.

  • Re-assessment with our registered dietitian
  • Weekly clinic & class sessions
  • Weigh in, blood pressure/medication check
  • Educational opportunity
  • Q&A with healthcare professionals
  • Option to use New Direction® high quality protein meal replacement products
  • Option to work one-on-one with registered dietitian to create healthy diet using grocery food
  • One-on-one appointments with health care professionals as needed:
    • Physician
    • Registered dietitians
    • Behavioralist
    • Exercise physiologist

Phase IV. Maintenance/Sustaining - Maintaining Weight Loss (6 mos)

The Phase IV focus is on ensuring that your weight loss results continue long-term. You will check in monthly while maintaining a healthy weight and practicing the lifestyle changes learned in earlier phases of the program.

  • Monthly clinic & class sessions
  • Weigh in, blood pressure/meds check
  • Educational opportunity with a focus on support and maintenance
  • Q&A with healthcare professionals
  • Use of New Direction® products (as needed)

Learn more about our New Direction® Nutritional Meal Replacements >>

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To get in touch, fill out a contact form by clicking here or call (717) 909-0290 for more information or to make an appointment.

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