Other ServicesNon-surgical options for weight loss goals

The Bariatric Solutions office is excited to offer services outside of weight loss surgery. Nutrition Counseling and Medical Weight Loss are non-surgical options for patients seeking to lose weight, develop a healthy nutritional lifestyle or make small changes to their current nutritional health plan.

 

Medical Weight Loss

Medical Weight LossMedical weight loss is a non-surgical approach to assist patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 and above achieve their weight loss without undergoing surgery. This program begins with a comprehensive examination by an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) who will work with participants to set weight loss goals and provide educational material. On the second visit, participants will meet with a Registered Dietitian who will create a personalized nutrition plan. Regular appointments with the team will be scheduled every 2 to 4 weeks for encouragement and motivation.

Included in the program:
          •  Personalized diet plan
          •  Meeting with an Exercise Specialist
          •  Comprehensive care

 Who Qualifies for the Program:
          •  Patient with a BMI of 30 or greater
          •  Individuals 18 years of age and older
          •  Patients with a physician referral

 Losing weight can be a challenge and at Bariatric Solutions, participants have the opportunity to team up with specialists to achieve weight loss goals.

 

Nutrition Counseling

Nutrition counseling is translating the science of nutrition into practical solutions for healthy living.  Our registered dietitian nutritionists offer outpatient nutrition services through the MCCH Center for Health and Wellness to help patients:
          •  Create practical and personalized solutions for healthy eating habits
          •  Create daily nutrition goals for weight loss
          •  Reduce risk of chronic disease
          •  Separate fads from facts to better understand nutrition information and labels

Our dietitians are food and nutrition experts with training and credentials.  They work closely with patients to create individualized plans to meet their medical and nutritional needs.

For more information about Medical Weight Loss or Nutrition Counseling, please contact the Bariatric Solutions office at 270.762.1547.  Participants interested may also discuss weight loss goals with their healthcare provider and request a referral to the Bariatric Solutions Medical Weight Loss Program.  Referrals can be faxed to 270.767.3635.