What is Weight Management?
Weight management is a service line that encompasses patients adopting long-term lifestyle changes to help with keeping a healthy body weight based on the patients age, sex and height.
Is Weight Management right for me?
Maintaining a healthy weight is important for health. In addition to lowering the risk of heart disease, stroke, diabetes, and high blood pressure, it can also lower the risks of many different cancers. If you find yourself struggling with weight loss and becoming frustrated at the unsuccessful results, weight management may be right for you. Our main goal is to help you reduce health problems of being overweight and to improve your over all well-being.
Why should I choose Greater Regional Weight Management?
Working with Greater Regional's Weight Management provider, Carly Parker, ARNP, will provide you with unique and effective solutions to weight loss. You will get individualized support through counseling, medication management, movement, and nutrition counseling.
Greater Regional's dietitians will also be a great resource for you, as they are a part of the weight management team. It is important to know that depending on your own individual journey you will have additional team members to help manage your weight loss goals.
If your weight management journey leads you to surgical weight loss procedures, our team is here to help assist you through this process. Our team will work with you to meet all insurance requirements and refer you to a bariatric surgeon.
The support continues long after surgery, whether you are working to meet your surgical goals or have found yourself struggling with regain. Our team is here to support you.
At Greater Regional we know that life long changes aren't quick fixes. That is why we believe in providing you with the resources to make healthy lifestyle adjustments. If you are a part of this program, we are excited to provide you with the availability of a partnership with the Southern Prairie Family Fitness Center to provide you with affordable fitness opportunities.
What would I expect at an appointment at Greater Regional?
I believe I can make a positive impact through compassionate care by treating my patients with respect and dignity.
When you make an appointment with Carly Parker, her philosophy of care stands out during your first consultation. Her passion for helping you work through your lifestyle change is apparent with her foundation of a personalized program for you. During the visit you will have discussions about any health related concerns, weight loss goals, review of medications and work together to develop a long term healthy lifestyle plan.
Are you ready to start your journey?
Call (641) 782-2131 to schedule your consultation today!