Non-surgical Weight Management
Losing weight starts with making important lifestyle choices about nutrition and exercise. If you’re ready to lose weight and keep it off for good, but you don’t want to have surgery, we can customize a weight-loss program to help you meet your goals.
With options such as medication, nutrition support, education and classes, you can maintain a healthy weight for the rest of your life. Our programs have helped motivate people like you lose 10 to 200 pounds – or more.
Optifast® is a medically supervised weight loss option provided by Lutheran Weight Loss Center. You will start with the full meal replacement phase, where all of your meals are replaced with Optifast® shakes, bars or soups for approximately 12 weeks. You will then move to the transition phase and learn to integrate regular foods into your meal plan. Finally, you will enter the weight loss maintenance phase.
We emphasize long term lifestyle change as opposed to dieting. Your Optifast® program includes individualized counseling and education to assist you with making long term lifestyle changes to enhance your ability to maintain weight loss. During the entire course of your program you have the ability to work with a Registered Dietitian consistently individually or in a group setting. You will also be monitored closely by your Primary Care Physician to ensure healthy weight loss.
Optifast® is the science-based program that delivers weight loss for health gains. Optifast® is supported by more than 80 publications and ongoing research. Optifast® has a long-standing legacy in clinical nutrition with more than 40 years of experience in weight loss and claims that:
- Optifast® patients who actively participate in a 26-week program typically lose approximately 50 pounds with weight loss-related improvements in blood glucose, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels