What do weight management programs do?
The plans may include weight loss techniques, dietary changes, exercise programs and behavior modifications, as well as support groups and educational lectures. Research has shown that combining a variety of weight loss and management techniques increases an individual’s chance of long-term success.
What is a Tier 3 weight management Programme?
Tier 3 – A community/primary care based multi-disciplinary team (MDT) to provide an intensive level of input to patients (Tier 3 Weight Management Programme). • Tier 4 – Specialist obesity services including surgery.
What is a Tier 2 weight management Service?
Tier 2 services are delivered by local community weight management services, that provide community based diet, nutrition, lifestyle and behaviour change advice, normally in a group setting environment. Normally people can only access these services for a limited time period often only 12 weeks.
What is Tier 4 weight loss surgery?
Tier 4 – Severe and Complex Obesity Services (including obesity surgery and obesity medicine MDTs and specialist weight management programmes, post-surgical and annual follow up). It is important to note that Tier 4 includes not only bariatric surgery but also bariatric medicine.
What are the different tiers of weight management?
Different tiers of weight management services cover different activities. Definitions vary locally but usually tier 1 covers universal services (such as health promotion or primary care); tier 2 covers lifestyle interventions; tier 3 covers specialist weight management services; and tier 4 covers bariatric surgery.
Why choose mission weight management?
Mission Weight Management brings together the region’s most comprehensive team of specialists to help you achieve life-changing weight loss. At Mission Weight Management, we deliver care to ensure your long-term success.
What do our weight loss doctors do?
Our multidisciplinary team of weight loss doctors, psychology specialists, registered dieticians, mental health specialists and exercise physiologists use the latest technologies and treatments, and provide a variety of resources and support services to help you achieve and maintain a healthy lifestyle.
What are my surgical options for weight loss?
Our surgical options include: The gastric sleeve is a procedure in which the surgeon permanently reduces the size of your stomach into a smaller, banana-shaped “sleeve” in order to limit the amount of food you can eat. Patients typically lose 50 to 80 percent excess weight within 6 to 12 months after surgery.