How do I qualify for weight loss prescription?
- Your body mass index (BMI) is greater than 30.
- Your BMI is greater than 27 and you have a serious medical problem related to obesity, such as diabetes or high blood pressure.
Does UPMC have a weight loss program? UPMC’s weight loss experts will work with you to create an effective plan for healthy, non-surgical weight loss. After being medically evaluated, you’ll work with a registered dietitian/nutritionist to create and follow an effective diet plan.
What weight loss program has health coaches? The Optavia diet is a low calorie, reduced carb program that combines packaged foods, homemade meals, and personalized coaching to encourage weight loss. The program includes several plans to choose from, all of which involve a mixture of prepackaged Optavia Fuelings and homemade entrées known as Lean and Green meals.
What is medically supervised weightloss? Medically supervised weight loss programs are designed to offer treatment to overweight or obese patients who are closely followed by licensed healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, registered dietitians and psychologists.