Weight Management Help Available at UMass Memorial
Healthy eating and physical activity may significantly reduce the risk of diabetes in overweight individuals. The Diabetes Center of Excellence team of endocrinologists, dietitians, nutritionists and behavioral psychologists will work with you to assess your individual situation and create an appropriate self-management plan.
- 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 with primary care providers, 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 patient. Beyond prescribing medication, we will provide you with valuable information and support you with guidance and encouragement.
For more information about the UMass Metabolic Weight Loss Program, or to schedule an appointment, call Andrew at (508) 856-3166.