We understand bariatric surgery isn’t right for everyone.
Longstreet Clinic’s Center for Weight Management is pleased to offer options for non-surgical weight loss, including our Medical Weight Loss program.
Our program uses the New Direction System and includes physician-monitored diet plans that produce results. New Direction is a highly regarded and well established program that has assisted patients in accomplishing their weight loss goals for over 20 years.
These safe and effective plans are tailored to the individual’s needs and unique health conditions. The program will help you make lifelong changes including both nutrition and exercise.
Your insurance may cover some of the cost of your medical weight loss program.
We currently offer two, 12 or 6 week programs:
Are you ready to start losing weight? Watch our online video seminar and complete the form to request more information or an in office consultation.
Patients will engage in an intense behavioral component which will focus on lifelong dietary, behavioral and activity changes necessary to maintain weight loss. Patients are supervised by a team of healthcare professionals, including a physician, a registered dietitian, a behavioral counselor, and other consultants (such as a nurse or exercise physiologist).
Our registered and licensed dietitians will supervise your progress and help you set and achieve your goals. After completing the 12-week program, each patient’s care may be tailored according to their desire to continue in their weight control success.
Benefits of our Medical Weight Loss Program
There are many benefits of physician-monitored weight loss, including:
- Better blood pressure, blood sugar and cholesterol profile with reduced dependence on/freedom from medications
- Reduced risk of end organ damage (liver, lung, heart) from excess weight
Reduced risk of cancers associated with obesity including:
- Colon and rectum
- Breast (after menopause)
- Endometrium (lining of the uterus)
- Increased mobility
- Improved appearance
- Preservation of lean body mass
- Improved sleep apnea
- Increased energy and metabolism
- Improved quality of life
Longstreet Clinic Center for Weight Management also offers several procedures to help patients achieve weight loss in a non-surgical manner.
We are pleased to provide a safe and effective medical weight loss option for all overweight individuals. If you are ready to take the steps to change your life today, email us or call (770) 534-0110.