Inova Weight Loss Program
Inova Weight Loss Program provides excellent value for your money and provides you access to board-certified physicians and specially trained, master’s-level prepared dietitians, exercise specialists, nurse specialists and advisers. Our comprehensive approach gives you the tools to assist you succeed in reaching your weight loss objectives.
Let Inova assist
Losing weight can cause a dramatic shift in your health status and self-awareness. Weight loss and a healthy lifestyle can help alleviate or lower many health risks associated with obesity, for example:
- High blood pressure
- High cholesterol
- Type 2 diabetes
- Coronary heart disease
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)
- Sleep apnea
- Specific cancers, including endometrial, breast and colon cancer
Feel better about your self
Enhanced health is simply part of the picture. All of us want to look and feel our best. Successfully losing weight can play a massive part in how we see ourselves, and the way we present ourselves to other people. Many weight loss patients encounter:
- More energy
- New-found pride in appearance
- Improved self-image
- A new perspective in life
- Improvement in intimate relationships
Inova places you on the right track
The pros at Inova Weight Loss Program are devoted to helping you attain a lifetime of better health. Our specialists can help you pick the most appropriate weight reduction option for your own personal situation. You’ve got access to some world-class team of bariatric surgeons, weight loss physicians, dietitians, psychiatrists, psychologists and nurses with particular expertise in weight loss.
Good nutrition, exercise and other lifestyle modifications are essential to a successful and long-lasting outcome. We can help you.
How do I get started?
We encourage you to register for a free informational seminar to meet one of our weight loss team members and find out about the app. If you’re ready to start your weight loss program, complete our enrollment processand begin your journey. Get in touch with us at 703-348-4716 if you have any queries.
The program cost starts at $999* and comprises all of the education, tools, tips and motivation you need to start losing weight and meet your weight loss objectives. A complete body makeup analysis will be done to assess your current health and nutritional status. You will attend 12 weekly educational and exercise classes which have a weekly check-up, a “Tools for Success” lecture with a weight loss specialist, along with a workout session led by an exercise physiologist or private trainer.
Participants also receive two private sessions with a dietitian, a personal fitness evaluation with the exercise specialist, and a beneficial notebook to collect all the tips for achievement along with other educational materials you will be awarded over the course of the program. Other materials received comprise a pedometer and exercise bands.
Once I register and pay, what’s next?
To start the application, you’ll get information on necessary documentation, such as a clearance from the primary care provider. Lab tests and an EKG are also required. If you do not have a primary care doctor, we can help you with finding a single. Once your documentation is received and reviewed by our medical staff, you will be contacted using the upcoming actions.
What’s covered during the weekly course?
Come prepared to exercise since you will have fun exercising in a group course under the guidance of an exercise physiologist or personal trainer who will show you how you can begin burning those calories!
Can my primary care physician be kept informed?
If you offer your physician information, we’re pleased to keep him or her informed of your progress.
How is my insurance company included?
Medical supervision by our group of medical professionals is an significant part your program. The required physical, blood work and EKG will be carried out by your own primary care physician and will be charged to your insurance. Your insurance may also cover extra appointments for nutritional counseling beyond the two appointments contained in the program.
The Medical Weight Loss Plan team will do whatever it can to help you reach your target, but there’s no guarantee. After 12 weeks, you can choose to re-enroll in the program or you can schedule additional consultations with the dietitian, exercise specialists or counselor. We highly encourage you to register in our Continue Your Success schedule as your maintenance plan.
What happens if I miss a week due to illness, etc?
We hope your weekly class becomes a priority in your program. But if you do miss a class, you may contact us in 703-348-4716 so we can provide you the handouts and worksheet for that week.