Medically Supervised Weight Loss Programs Prior to Surgery

Many insurance companies will not consider a request for weight loss surgery unless a patient has previously participated in a medically supervised weight loss program.  This type of weight loss program includes diet, exercise, counseling and in some cases medication for weight loss which is monitored by a doctor or midlevel practitioner.  The purpose of this requirement is to show a patient’s efforts at weight loss and that the patient is willing to make the necessary dietary and behavioral changes ...

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New Horizon Medical Wins #1 Choice For Weight Loss Center

With thousands of ballots cast, New Horizon Medical (Weight Loss) has been honored by readers of Wicked Local Media newspapers as the #1 Choice for Weight Loss in Norwood. Thanks to everyone who has voted for making New Horizon Medical #1. We are excited about the recognition and we look forward to working with many new weight loss patients in the future.

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Ten Tips for Buying Fruits and Veggies (Save $’s)

Here is a great Government site outlining ways to be a prudent shopper and get the most fruit and veggies for the buck:

http://www.choosemyplate.gov/food-groups/downloads/TenTips/DGTipsheet9SmartShopping.pdf

See choosemyplate.gov for many other nutrition topics.

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Better Health Saves $$$ for Diabetics

Here is a great article published by HealthDay News talking about the cost associated with diabetes and how those costs can be cut with better health.

Getting Healthier a Big Money-Saver for People With Diabetes

THURSDAY, Aug. 21, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Not only is eating better and exercising healthy for people with diabetes, it can save them hundreds of health-care dollars a year, a new study finds.
The study, led by Mark Espeland, a professor of public health sciences ...

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Weight Loss helps other Medical Issues

Did you know that 1 in 3 people are pre-diabetic because of the fact that they are already insulin resistant? Studies have shown that up to 90% of diabetes, 80% of cardiovascular disease and 60% of cancers can be prevented through losing weight and adopting new behaviors around food and exercise. Minimal lifestyle adjustments can have a significant impact on your long term health. Losing just 10% of your body weight will help reduce the risk of ...

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Weight Loss, Fitness and Nutrition at New Horizon

At New Horizon, our personal training staff works with each individual to help them adapt to exercise and physical activity that will provide two key benefits. Following a fitness assessment the training staff will first provide plans around aerobic activities which are so important for maintaining a healthy heart and cardio-vascular system. Secondly, they will work with you on adopting strength and conditioning routines that with help you increase your body strength and maintain healthy muscle mass. ...

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OPTIFAST, An Option at New Horizon in Norwood MA

New Horizon Weight Loss of Norwood MA is one of only a few locations throughout the State of Massachusetts that offers the time tested, medically supervised OPTIFAST meal replacement program. OPTIFAST is not just another diet plan. It is a comprehensive weight management program that combines important resources to help lose weight and keep it off. Comprehensive lifestyle education, expert counseling and ongoing personalized support are provided at every weekly visit.
Patients enrolled in the program ...

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Weight Loss Program in Massachusetts Covered by Insurance

Weight Loss Programs at New Horizon Weight Loss in Norwood, MA are covered by medical insurance including Medicare. Patients meet weekly with a multi-disciplined team that focuses on each patient’s customized weight loss plan. Nurse Practitioners, Dietitians, Nutritionists, Licensed Independent Clinical Social Workers and Personal Trainers all spend time individually with each patient at their weekly visit.
Now that obesity is declared a disease by the medical community, New Horizon Weight Loss in Norwood has emerged as the ...

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