Weight Loss Services and Management
Lifespan Weight Loss Services
Lifespan offers a range of programs that provides the most comprehensive, integrated care to help our patients achieve and maintain their weight loss and wellness goals. All of our weight loss services treat the whole person, with a focus on overall health and well-being. Our integrated approach to weight loss includes nutrition guidance, exercise, counseling, and monitoring of medical conditions, as needed. We also offer ongoing support for long-term success and specialized programs for women, adolescents, and children.
The Center for Bariatric Surgery offers a long term solution to patients who have difficulty with sustaining weight loss. Our surgical team provides coordinated, personalized care to obese individuals who have a body mass index greater than or equal to 40.
Since 2012, the Center for Bariatric Surgery has helped thousands of patients lose weight and gain healthier lives. Watch this video to learn more from the center’s directors and see why our program has earned recognition for clinical excellence.
Healthy Way Program
The Healthy Way Program at the Lifespan Lifestyle Medicine Center takes an approach that does not involve traditional restrictive dieting. Although weight is monitored, we do not focus on a number, but rather on achieving a healthy lifestyle and developing a positive relationship with food.
Nutrition Teaching Center
The Nutrition Teaching Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital provides customized nutrition education, nutrition counseling, and personalized support to patients’ parents and caregivers. Our staff of pediatric registered, licensed dietitians can help optimize a child’s nutrition, which can improve medical outcomes and health.
Adolescent Weight Management Program
Our Adolescent Weight Management Program called (HEALTH) Healthy Eating Active Living Through Hasbro helps adolescents and families develop healthier lifestyles and gain control over their weight.
Today, the answer to the question “what is obesity” is different than it was 20 years ago. Traditionally, obesity has been viewed as a stepping-stone to illness rather than the direct cause of illness itself. Learn more about obesity medicine and when someone should see an obesity medicine physician.