We know that major weight loss can be difficult to achieve on your own. At Virginia Mason Franciscan Health, you have the ongoing support and guidance of an expert team. We design medical weight loss plans tailored to your preferences and goals.
Our comprehensive Center for Weight Management in the Puget Sound area offers:
We combine our weight-loss services and treatments to build a plan that works for you. Our experienced team focuses on helping you reduce weight-related health risks and achieve long-term wellness. Learn about what you can expect at your first weight loss consultation.
It’s no secret that diet and exercise — and the right mindset — are key to weight loss. But changing your lifestyle and behaviors to incorporate healthier habits can be challenging. We work with you to select foods and activities you enjoy so your path to weight loss is more gratifying.
Registered dietitians provide:
Prescription weight loss medication can be a powerful tool combined with an effective diet and exercise plan. Even a modest weight loss can lower your risk of Type 2 diabetes and other weight-related health concerns.
We offer a variety of FDA-approved weight loss injections and oral medications that work in different ways. They can help:
While weight loss medication is effective, many insurance companies do not cover these treatments. Check with your insurance provider to find out if you have coverage for weight loss medication.
We specialize in non-surgical endoscopic weight loss as an alternative to medication and surgery. The gastric balloon procedure is performed through the mouth and doesn’t require incisions. Learn more about endoscopic weight loss using a gastric balloon.