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Mercer Health Weight Management Center
Mercer Health Weight Management Center
It Is Your Journey
Weight Management Center
Mercer Health’s Weight Management Center provides comprehensive services to assist you in your weight loss journey. At the Weight Management Center, we offer a variety of programs and tools to assist you in your weight loss journey and provide you resources to make healthier lifestyle choices. Whether it is our surgical weight loss program or one of our non-surgical weight management programs, our multidisciplinary team is specially trained in weight management and is here to help and guide you on each step of your weight loss journey.
Surgical Weight Loss
LAP-BAND® Adjustable Gastric Banding Surgery
LAP-BAND® Surgery is an option for those wanting to lose a significant amount of weight and to maintain this weight loss. During this laparoscopic surgery, an adjustable, silicone band is placed around the upper part of the stomach. Once in place, the band is inflated with saline through a small port, creating a small stomach pouch that limits food consumption and creates a feeling of fullness. The band is adjustable to your needs and can be tightened or loosened over time to change the amount of food restriction. There is no stomach cutting, stapling, or re-routing.
Free Information seminars are scheduled monthly at the Weight Management Center. To register for an upcoming seminar, please call the Mercer Health Weight Management Center at 419-678-THIN (8446).
At the seminar, a patient registration packet must be completed. Call the Weight Management Center for your packet, or you can print it here (Weight Management Patient Packet).
By considering the option to undergo weight loss surgery, you have taken the first step necessary to change your health…and your life. To learn more information about LAP-BAND® surgery, click here. LAP-BAND® is a registered trademark of Allergan, Inc.
LAP-BAND® surgery can be the step to help you succeed at losing and maintaining weight loss where other programs have failed. Mercer Health Weight Management Center has a comprehensive program and a team of dedicated staff to guide you through the entire process.
To learn more about LAP-BAND® surgery, please register and watch the video above, or come to one of our free monthly informational seminars. If you have any questions or concerns, please call us at 419-678-THIN (8446).
Non-Surgical Weight Management
Rev It Up!® Weight Management
The Rev It Up!® Weight Management Program is a 9-week interactive lifestyle program, led by our registered dietitian. The program is appropriate for those looking to lose weight as well as those wanting to learn how to maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Medifast® Weight Loss
The Medifast® program at the Weight Management Center offers Medifast® meal replacement products in conjunction with 3 related classes. Participants of this program are required to attend an ‘Introduction to Medifast®’ class. After attending this class, clients may purchase their Medifast® products at the Weight Management Center. Two optional classes are also offered as part of the Medifast® program: Exercise and Fitness with Medifast®, and Transition & Maintenance Plan.
MedGem® Indirect Calorimeter
The MedGem® Indirect Calorimeter offers an easy diagnostic test to determine the amount of calories your body burns at rest. This test includes an interpretation with our registered dietitian to determine your appropriate caloric level.
One-on-One Medical Nutrition Consultation
This program offers one-on-one individual counseling sessions with our registered dietitian to assist you in making changes to your diet for a healthy weight loss and to provide the knowledge you need to help meet your wellness and nutrition goals.
Take your first step: Contact us.
We understand that sometimes the hardest step is the first one. At the Mercer Health Weight Management Center, we are here to assist you during each step.
Contact us today and we can discuss which weight loss path is right for you,
and we’ll get you off on the right step.
Let’s get started!
Phone: 419-678-THIN (8446)