Excessive body weight is a chronic disease and a major health issue. Being overweight increases an individual's risk for serious medical conditions such as diabetes, hypertension, heart disease and cancer.
Poor weight management can also contribute to social problems, including bias, discrimination and impaired quality of life.
The typical person who enrolls in our weight management program fits into one or more of the following categories:
• Body Mass Index of 25 and above,
• Over the age of 17.
• Long history of unsuccessful dieting.
• Has medical problem(s) caused by obesity
• Needs structured treatment program.