Our dietitians are very skilled at helping patients with any specialty
dietary needs. We work with health and lifestyle improvements, food and
dietary allergy issues, eating disorders, sports and nutritional needs,oncology
patients, and more! We also offer several specialty programs for weight
management and work with patients before and after bariatric surgery for
their specialty needs.
Adult Weight Loss Programs
For adults ready to make the lifestyle changes to lose weight, we offer
two options for weight loss programs. Both programs include weekly weigh-in
and group education sessions, behavioral assessment and coaching and the
assistance of a navigator in helping you stay on track.
- A Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) program that requires comprehensive medical
monitoring is offered for those who have 40 or more pounds to lose. This
program uses a nutritionally complete beverage as your sole source of
- A Low Calorie Diet (LCD) program is offered that incorporates a combination
of healthy foods and/or meal replacement beverages and snack products.
The FMH Center for Diabetes and Nutrition Services accepts most insurances
and adult weight loss programs have out-of-pocket expenses. As a new patient
coming into our program be sure to have a Physician Order Form from your
referring doctor. We ask that you call ahead to your insurance company
to make sure you understand your benefits for diabetes education and nutritional
What to Bring to Your Initial Consult
- Your glucose readings, if you have Diabetes.
- Physician order form / referral / insurance cards
- Your recent blood work results
- List of your medications
Medical Weight Loss Orientation