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Weight Management Assistance Available at UMass Memorial

Healthy eating and physical activity may significantly reduce the risk of diabetes in overweight individuals.  Our Diabetes Center of Excellence team of endocrinologists, dietitians, nutritionists and behavioral psychologists will assess your individual situation and create an appropriate self-management plan.

Diabetes Weight Management UMass Memorial
  • Obesity is a high risk factor for heart disease
  • Body Mass Index (BMI) is an indicator of obesity
  • Waist measurement can also help determine your risk of heart disease

The UMass Metabolic Weight Loss Program 


Nina Rosano, MD 
is an endocrinologist who specializes in Obesity Medicine.  She works together with primary care physicians, nutritionists and behavioral psychologists, who understand obesity and utilize the vast UMass Diabetes Center of Excellence resources to treat it.  With an emphasis on personalized care and scientific evidence-based approaches, they create a unique, meaningful and sustainable treatment plan for each individual.  Beyond prescribing medication, we provide valuable information, guidance and encouragement.   

For more information about the UMass Metabolic Weight Loss Program, or to schedule an appointment, call Andrew at (508) 856-3166.

Five Tips for Successful Weight Loss

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  • Keep a food journal
  • Create a healthy home food environment
  • Develop a social support system
  • Exercise in addition to eating healthy
  • Set reasonable and realistic goals 
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