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UnityPoint Medical Weight Loss Clinic Information Session

Date & Time Location Registration
2/27/2019 - 12:00 PM UnityPoint Clinic Diabetes & Kidney Center
3/5/2019 - 4:30 PM Diabetes and Kidney Center 1002 4th AVE SE Cedar Rapids, IA
3/13/2019 - 12:00 PM Diabetes and Kidney Center 1002 4th AVE SE Cedar Rapids, IA
3/19/2019 - 4:30 PM Diabetes and Kidney Center 1002 4th AVE SE Cedar Rapids, IA
3/27/2019 - 12:00 PM Diabetes and Kidney Center 1002 4th AVE SE Cedar Rapids, IA

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Ready for a new way to lose weight? Whether you need to lose 10 pounds or 50 pounds we have a program to fit your goals. Our programs are medically supervised, include weekly meetings, expert support, including a physician, health coach and dietitian and follow up maintenance programs.

Attendance at an information session is required to register. Call (319) 298-2200 for additional information or register online.

New 20 week Meal Replacement Program sessions are starting soon:

  • Jan. 10 - 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.

  • Jan. 25 - 4 to 5 p.m.

  • Feb. 2 - 12 to 1 p.m.

  • Mar. 2 - 4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

Health One is a unique meal replacement product. It can be used in hundreds of recipes to create a variety of meals. No other product has the same versatility. Not only is it filling and wholesome, but it tastes great too!

Modest Weight Loss Can Mean Big Benefits

Losing weight is not easy and takes commitment. Research shows those who maintain a significant weight loss report improvements in not only their physical health, but also their energy levels, physical mobility, general mood and self-confidence.

Lifestyle changes, such as new eating habits and increased physical activity will help you lose weight and maintain your weight loss over time. Dr. Rao of UnityPoint Clinic Diabetes and Kidney Center and the Health Promotion team work together to offer a variety of weight loss programs to help individuals reach their health goals. Services include the Meal Replacement Program, Next Steps, medical nutrition counseling and more.

Programs within the Medical Weight Clinic include:

  • Meal Replacement Program- This medically-supervised program provides safe and effective weight loss with an emphasis on lifestyle changes, not dieting, to help you lose weight.

  • Next Steps Program- This program provides ongoing support for anyone who has successful completed a weight loss program offered by UnityPoint Health. The program's weekly, topic-focused support sessions, exercise classes and continued accountability helps individuals achieve long-term weight loss.

  • Medical Nutrition Counseling- Our registered, licensed dietitians are available to meet with you individually. Our dietitians will help you develop a customized food plan to help you achieve your weight loss goals.

For more information or to schedule an appointment call (319) 298-2200. 

This medically-supervised program provides safe and effective weight loss with an emphasis on lifestyle changes to help you lose weight.

The 20-week Meal Replacement Program offers:

  • Medically-supervised treatment

  • Significant weight loss using Health One products

  • A team of experts to provide personalized support

  • Weekly group sessions and check-ins

  • Structured meal plans

  • Assistance to help you transition back to “grocery store” food

  • An exercise program

  • Ongoing support following the first 20-weeks

It is important for people who lose a significant amount of weight to participate in an ongoing support program.

The Next Steps program is offered to those who complete the 20-week meal replacement to provide continued support during your weight management journey.

During the Next Steps Program:

  • Attend weekly support sessions

  • Connect with our team

  • Participate in the exercise programs

  • Use Health One Products as tool to maintain your weight loss

  • Stay motivated and practice new lifestyle changes

Our results

  • The average weight loss during the 20-week program is between 15 to 20 percent of initial body weight at the rate of 2 to 3 pounds per week

  • Participants lose an average of 16 inches from the neck, stomach, thigh and upper arm during the 20 week program

  • Often times, participants see a decrease in dosage of prescribed  medications

  • On average, those who participate in the Next Steps program for ongoing support maintain a higher percentage of weight lost after the 20-week program

For more information or to register for a free information session call (319) 298-2200.

Health One Product

Health One is a low calorie, low fat complete meal replacement that is filling and wholesome. Every serving provides your body with balanced nutrition and the vitamins and minerals needed for optimal function.

Each individual meal replacement contains:

  • Highly purified whey and soy based protein
  • 25 percent of the recommended daily intake of vitamin and minerals
  • Gluten Free
  • No artificial sweeteners
  • Excellent taste
  • Lasting fullness