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.
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.
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.