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UMACO Patient Wellness Platform

UMACO Patient Wellness Platform

Medical Weight Loss Program

  • More than 2 of 3 (68.8%) Americans are considered overweight or obese*
  • More than 1 of 3 (35.7%) Americans are considered obese*
  • Obesity is prevalent both in men (74%) and women (64%)*
  • The estimated annual medical costs for people who are obese are $1,429 higher than those who are within normal weight*,,,

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The Medical Weight Loss Program is designed to help individuals attain their health and weight goals. Each program is highly personalized based on the individual’s metabolism, body composition and medical history. Treatment options such as behavioral therapy through diet and lifestyle modifications, nutritional counseling and meal replacement plans are available to ensure lifelong health maintenance. Medical weight loss is not surgery. You should consider joining the Medical Weight Loss Program if you have a BMI above 30 or a BMI above 27 with an obesity-related condition.

What is BMI? Body Mass Index (BMI) is a calculated indicator of body fatness using a person’s height and weight.

BMI Weight Status
Below 18.5 Underweight
18.5 – 24.9 Normal or Healthy Weight
25.0 – 29.9 Overweight
30.0+ Obese
Health consequences of being overweight or obese:
  • Coronary Heart Disease
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Cancer
  • High blood pressure
  • Stroke
  • Liver and gallbladder disease
  • Sleep apnea
  • Arthritis
  • Infertility
  • High cholesterol
  • Reflux

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Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery

Bariatric weight loss surgery has been recognized as a safe and effective treatment for morbid obesity and weight-related health conditions, such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, and heart disease. However, bariatric surgery is not for everyone. Read more about Bariatric Surgery Here »

Bariatric Surgery Journey:
Volume 1 - Intermittent Fasting

Bariatric Surgery Journey:
Volume 2 - Types of Bariatric Surgery

More Bariatric Surgery Videos

Bariatric Surgery Journey:
Bariatric Surgery Volume 12: Who's a Candidate for Outpatient Surgery?

Bariatric Surgery Journey:
Bariatric Surgery Journey: Volume 5 - Care Coordination of the Bariatric Surgery Process

Bariatric Surgery Journey:
Bariatric Surgery Volume 8: Resolution of Comorbidities

Contact Information

Patient Services: 302.365.8333
Business Office: 302.266.9166

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