Weight Loss Advocate at New Horizon

Patient advocate: By popular demand New Horizon has established the position of patient advocate so that each patient can have program related questions answered at each visit. At New Horizon, a lot of information is provided to patients by the medical team and our advocate will help clarify any aspect of a patient’s visit before they leave. The advocate will also carefully monitor week to week progress of patients.

Our weight loss patients know that we have ...

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What is OPTIFAST ?

The OPTIFAST Program is a patient-centric medically supervised weight management program that closely monitors and assesses progress towards better health and emotional well-being. The program which usually lasts 26 weeks, utilizes a full meal replacement plan that transitions to self-prepared “everyday” meals in conjunction with comprehensive patient education and support. The OPTIFAST Program is designed for the severely obese, those with a body mass index higher than 35.

The OPTIFAST Program succeeds because it treats the whole patient focusing on ...

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Winter and Weight Loss in Norwood MA

The winter solstice has passed and the days are getting longer. Plans for spring are already brewing as we patiently wait for the new fallen snow to melt. As we finish celebrating the holidays and begin to turn our attention to meaningful resolutions for 3013, health and weight loss seem to surface as a priority.
There are so many options, one can get lost in the quagmire and even forgo taking action because they are engulfed in confusion. ...

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ECONOMICS AND WEIGHT LOSS

Economics and Weight Loss

We have been hearing at every turn that obesity across America is hitting epidemic proportions and that the insurgency of fast food restaurants over the past two decades has a lot to do with it. Now it’s time to get this behemoth moving in the other direction. Weight loss cost money and takes time, energy and commitment. Making changes in behavior and lifestyle will help keep the weight off once a goal weight is ...

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