Weight Loss Program

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Weight Loss

At OCWMG we offer a weight management program that consist of one-on-one weekly visits with our Nurse Practitioner for a period of 12 weeks. During these visits you will be introduced to many different tools like Mindful Eating, Intuitive Eating and Behavior Modification, and encouraged to use them along your journey. Gradually you will be making small realistic steps toward permanent lifestyle changes.

If you feel you are ready for a lifestyle change which involves incorporating basic healthy eating, physical activity and changing your habits, then the Back to Basic program is for you. If you feel you need an added tool like an appetite suppressant to "jump start" your weight loss journey, then the Medical Weight Loss program may be for you.

Back to Basics

Achieve permanent lifestlye changes that promote stable weight loss without the use of medication

The Back to Basics Program is a scientifically sound, safe and successful program. It teaches vital skills that are needed to live and maintain a healthy body weight in today`s "toxic" environment of high-fat, high calorie, supersized foods, stress, and hectic lifestyles.

Includes:

  • Initial consult with the dietitian
  • 12 individual weekly sessions with the dietitian

Conducted by Kiran Boparai, R.D.

About the Program

  • Five components: lifestyle, exercise, attitdues, relationship and nutrition
  • Learn permanent lifestyle/behavioral changes that promote stable weight loss
  • Cope with lapse and preventing relapse
  • Set reasonable and achievable goals
  • Deal with pressures to eat and counter negative self-talk
  • Distinguish hunger from cravings
  • Learn how your attitude can affect weight loss
  • Daily physcial activity and record keeping are strongly encouraged in order to achieve a realistic weight loss of 1-2 pounds a week. 

Medical Weight Loss

Comprehensive lifestyle change weight loss program with the use of medication.

Medication for the control of appetite can be an effective aid to weight management when used as part of a comprehensive nutritional and exercise program. All patients who are interested in the medication will have a consultation with our registered dietitian to see if the program is appropriate. The program entails individualized counseling and goal setting towards a healthy lifestyle change. In addition, a physical, laboratory work up will be provided by one of our nurse practitioners or physicians before medication is given. Patients in the medical weight management program will have weekly individualized visits with a dietitian and a monthly visit with a nurse practitioner.

Includes:

  • Initial consult with the dietitian
  • 12 individual weekly sessions with the dietitian
  • Initial individual physical with Nurse Practitioner*
  • 3 follow up visits with Nurse Practitioner at 4th week, 8th week, 12th week

About the Program

An appetite suppressant is a tool used to help you get on the path to weight loss. But to be successful and sustain the weight loss long-term, the basic tools used for Back to Basics will be applied to Medical Weight Loss as well.

Medical conditions that will exclude participation: Diabetes, hyperthyroid, kidney disease, pregnancy, breastfeeding, heart disease.

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Non Insurance/Patient Self Pay