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Medical Weight Loss

Medical weight loss is not a "one diet fits all" program

Medical weight loss is weight management that targets the root causes of obesity and weight gain and is specialized for the patient.

Our evidence-ased program in Grapevine focuses on nutrition, physical activity and long-term lifestyle improvements. We offer nutritional supplements and FDA-approved anti-obesity medication, which commercial weight loss programs cannot do, prescribed by our obesity medicine specialist that oversees your weight loss progress.

An added benefit of working with a weight loss program like ours here in Grapevine is that you may be covered by your insurance.

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Medical weight loss services
We use a variety of medical approaches and medications to help you safely lose weight.
Comprehensive assessments
All our patients are seen by an obesity medicine specialist followed by a registered and licensed dietitian. Through shared decision-making with the patient, a comprehensive weight loss plan is determined.
Segmental body composition
This is a special scale that uses the very latest multi-frequency technology to record a comprehensive range of measurements in just 20 seconds—from segmental fat and muscle mass to basal metabolic rate, visceral fat levels and intra/extra cellular body water.
FDA-Approved Anti-Obesity Medications
Because our program is supervised by an obesity medicine specialist, we can prescribe medications that, when used with lifestyle changes for patient with a BMI of 27 or greater ,can help increase your ability to lose and maintain your weight.

Who benefits from medical weight loss?

Anyone who is concerned about the impact their weight is having on their health, lifestyle, work and leisure activities can benefit from medical weight loss. Here in Grapevine, our weight loss program especially benefits those who are overweight or obese. Our program is also recommended for our bariatric surgery patients who need help maintaining their weight after weight loss surgery.

Being overweight can increase the risks of serious medical conditions such as:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Heart disease
  • Strokes
  • Sleep apnea
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Liver disease
  • Kidney diseases
  • Certain types of cancer

You can quickly determine whether you are overweight, obese or within a healthy range by checking your BMI (body mass index) with the calculator below.

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Additional weight loss resources

We offer more than just medical weight loss. See what else our center has to offer.

Frequently asked questions about medical weight loss

Not everyone is a candidate for bariatric surgery. At Baylor Scott & White Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery – Grapevine, we provide our weight loss patients with comprehensive obesity treatment. Our program focuses on helping our patients form long-term lifestyle changes through proper nutrition and physical activity. We also offer nutritional supplements, as well FDA-approved anti-obesity medication as necessary.
Most major insurances cover non-surgical treatment of obesity.
We accept all major insurances.
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