Obesity and Diabetes

Diet and physical activity may significantly reduce the risk of diabetes in overweight persons. The Diabetes Center of Excellence recommends meeting with a team of physicians, dietitians and nutritionists to assess the situation and create an appropriate health management plan.

Metabolic Weight Loss Program For People With Diabetes

We provide each patient the best possible care plan based on individual conditions and needs. With an emphasis on personalized care and scientific evidence-based approaches, we create a unique, meaningful and sustainable treatment plan for each patient in our Metabolic Weight Loss program. Beyond prescribing medication, we are here to provide you with valuable information and to support you with guidance and encouragement. 

Dr. Nina Rosano, Endocrinologist, specializing in Obesity Medicine, works with primary care providers, nutritionists, bariatric surgeons and behavioral psychologists,who understand obesity and who use all available resources to treat it.

UMass Memorial Weight Center

We provide a patient-focused program designed to help adults struggling with obesity and weight-related diseases, using the most advanced strategies for significant weight loss. 

Surgical Track:  Surgery can be an effective and long-lasting treatment for some patients. UMass Memorial offers gastric bypass, adjustable gastric banding surgery, and sleeve gastrectomy.  

 Are You a Candidate for Bariatric (Weight Loss) Surgery?