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Comprehensive Weight Management

Reaching a healthy weight is one of the best things you can do for yourself. It improves overall health, helps you feel good and gives you the energy to enjoy life. Whether you’d like to lose 5, 10 or 40 pounds — or just want to eat healthier — achieve your goals with the expertise and encouragement of Avera professionals across the Upper Midwest.

You’ll discover the motivation and support you need with our holistic, personalized approach to weight loss. Treat the whole you – not just your weight – by addressing the physical, mental, emotional and spiritual aspects of weight loss.

Contact your local Avera clinic or hospital to find out what services are available near you.

Comprehensive Weight Loss Services

Find underlying causes of weight difficulties and guidance to the weight management path that’s right for you when you take advantage of the Comprehensive Weight Management Program at Avera St. Luke’s Hospital in Aberdeen, SD.

Benefit from supervised weight loss – with or without weight loss medications and surgical weight loss options. You’ll develop and implement a personalized weight loss plan under the guidance of:

  • Board-certified physicians oversee your progress.
  • Registered dietitians look at your health history and create a personalized meal plan focusing on food choices, balance, portion control and behavior modification.
  • Behavioral health providers use cognitive behavioral therapy to discuss issues that keep you from meeting your goals, focusing on things like mindfulness, structuring and scheduling your day and think traps.
  • Physical therapists work with you to address physical stress you may be experiencing that limits regular exercise and movement to stay healthy. They’ll also create a customized exercise program for you.

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Medical Weight Loss

Discover a new, healthier you with our Medical Weight Loss program at Avera Marshall Regional Medical Center in Marshall, MN. Receive the guidance and encouragement you need to make lifestyle changes to help you reach and maintain a healthy weight.

You’ll begin with a series of four appointments, including sessions with a certified nurse practitioner, registered dietitian, clinical psychologist and exercise physiologist.

Discover a Healthier You

Take advantage of the benefits you’ll receive with our comprehensive weight loss services:

  • Receive a medical assessment and treatment of medical conditions
  • Change your habits to improve overall health
  • Lose weight safely under the care of qualified, compassionate medical providers
  • Address the medical, physical, nutritional, behavioral, mental and emotional factors that contribute to weight loss with our team approach to care
  • Succeed in reaching your weight loss goals with personalized diet and exercise programs
  • Control serious health concerns associated with being overweight, including heart disease, diabetes, joint problems, etc.
  • Realize a new you! After losing weight, many people experience improved self-esteem, mood, and confidence, in addition to physical health benefits

To start your Medical Weight loss program today, no referral is needed. Simply call 877-337-9007.

Fresh Start Nutrition Program

The Avera Heart Hospital, is proud to provide Fresh start, a program that guides you to long-term success in achieving a healthier lifestyle.

The program was developed and is conducted exclusively by Registered Dietitians, with the clinical training required to safely guide anyone wishing to improve their health.

Personalized plans are created with consideration given to any medical diagnoses, chronic illness, or food intolerances.

Consider the benefits:

  • Not a quick fix, but a sustainable change
  • No specialty food items or supplements to purchase
  • Individual appointments offered in bundles of 6
  • Personalized plans that are designed to achieve goals and fit schedules
  • Monthly email newsletters with recipes and articles

No referral is needed. Call 605-977-7340 for questions or to get started.

Start your weight-loss journey today!

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