Weight Loss

Weight Loss

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Ready to have a healthy lifestyle and feel empowered to lose weight and keep it off for good? At Mercy, we know medical risks like diabetes and high blood pressure are linked to obesity and a high body mass index (BMI). We also know different weight loss treatments work for different people, so we work to find the one best suited to you and your goals. Working together, we can help you maintain a healthy weight loss for years to come.

Choosing a Weight Loss Treatment

It’s important to find a weight loss treatment that is focused on safely losing pounds while supporting balanced lifestyle changes.  Mercy takes an integrated approach to weight loss by providing behavioral counseling, dietary counseling, disease management, exercise counseling, pharmacotherapy, psychological counseling and weight loss surgery.

Non-Surgical Weight Loss Options

Those who struggle with losing weight and don’t qualify for weight loss surgery may benefit from our alternatives to weight loss surgery which include nutritional education, personal fitness, intragastric balloon, behavioral therapy and more. Our comprehensive non-surgical weight loss programs are tailored to meet your individual needs, enabling long-term weight loss without surgery possible. Learn more about the benefits of non-surgical weight loss.

Surgical Weight Loss Options

For those who have significant weight concerns, bariatric surgery is the most effective way to lose weight and reduce the risk of obesity-related health problems, including heart disease and diabetes. Bariatric weight loss is a good option for anyone with a 35+ BMI who has been unable to lose weight through diet and exercise alone. There are many types of surgical weight loss procedures and having a general understanding of how weight loss surgery works and why one procedure is better than another for certain reasons will help you understand your surgeon’s recommendations. Learn more about our weight loss surgery options, which include gastric band, gastric bypass and gastric sleeve surgery as well as body contouring, and what it takes to qualify.

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