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Weight & Lifestyle Management

Lose the weight and gain control of your health through this results-oriented, clinically-based program.

At Cleveland Clinic Canada, we are committed to providing lifestyle solutions to avoidable health-related problems, such as obesity. We believe the key to losing weight is through managing behaviours that are part of your daily life.

Our Weight & Lifestyle Management Program bridges the gap between medical care and your need for health education and wellness programming. We reach beyond the traditional diet-and-exercise method by teaching the fundamentals of a positive lifestyle from multiple disciplines: we look at your lifestyle, your environment, sociological causes and physiological contributors.

Ideal for

Canadians seeking weight management and lifestyle modification solutions in a safe, controlled, clinical environment.

Benefits

  • Help you achieve permanent weight loss
  • Reduce your risk for heart attack, diabetes and stroke
  • Enjoy improved fitness, self-esteem and overall health

Highlights

Coverage

The Weight & Lifestyle Management Program is not covered by provincial health plans, though may be partially covered by extended health insurance plans.

The coverage for each carrier is different; please check your plan to see what coverage is available for this type of service.

Following your 12-week program, we encourage you to participate in our one-year, physician monitored maintenance program. In addition, you’ll meet with our psychologist, registered dietician and exercise physiologist to ensure you are on track with your goals and progress.

This multidisciplinary weight-loss program surpasses traditional methods that rely only upon diet and exercise.

Program components include:

  • Medical assessment and ongoing supervision
  • Regular follow-up and ongoing support with a program case manager
  • Four sessions with a behavioural health consultant
  • Three consultations with a registered dietician
  • Two sessions with an exercise physiologist
  • Testing, if needed

Jeremy Gilbert, MD, FRCPC

Medical Director

James Manson, MSc, CSEP-CEP

Exercise Physiologist

Mary Bamford, MBA, RD

Registered Dietitian

Jacqueline M. Brunshaw, PhD, C Psych

Registered Psychologist

Jaclyn Pritchard, BASc, RD

Registered Dietitian and Case Manager, Weight and Lifestyle Management