Arkansas Verdigris Valley Health Centers

Weight Loss Management

Losing weight can be a challenge, but with hard work and dedication, we can help you reach your weight loss goals and improve your overall health.

Weight Loss Management

Components of Individual Treatment Plans

Patients’ first appointment will be used to gather essential information, assess the patient’s overall health and weight-related concerns, and develop an initial treatment plan. Follow-up appointments are then scheduled to monitor the patient’s progress, provide ongoing support, and make necessary adjustments to the treatment plan.

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Exercise Recommendations

Physical activity plays a crucial role in weight management. We will consider the patient’s fitness level, health conditions, and preferences to create an exercise plan that is safe, effective, and sustainable. The plan may include aerobic exercises, strength training, and other activities tailored to the individual’s needs and goals.

Dietary Modifications

We will assess the patient’s current eating habits, nutritional needs, and any dietary restrictions. We will then develop a tailored meal plan that promotes healthy eating, portion control, and balanced nutrition. The plan may focus on calorie reduction, emphasizing nutrient-dense foods, and may include specific guidelines for macronutrient distribution (e.g., low-carb, low-fat, etc.).

Behavior Modification

Changing unhealthy behaviors and adopting new habits is an important aspect of long-term weight management. We work with the patient to identify and address underlying factors contributing to overeating, emotional eating, or other behavioral patterns. Techniques such as mindful eating, stress management, and goal setting may be incorporated to support behavior change.


In most cases, medication is prescribed to aid in weight loss efforts. The decision to use medication is based on individual factors, including the patient’s medical history, body mass index (BMI), and response to non-medical interventions. Also cost of the medication and insurance coverage plays a big role in the type of medication chosen for the individual patient.

Strategies and Techniques

Provide strategies and techniques to help patients overcome emotional eating, adopt mindful eating practices, manage stress, and establish positive habits for long-term success.

Your health matters to all of us at AVV Health Center

Please give us a call at 1-877-480-0111 to make an appointment to discuss your healthcare needs!

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