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Weight Loss/ Management

Suggested Pre-Referral Evaluation and Management Guidelines Refer patients in need of a monitored weight loss/management program. Need to be absent of eating disorders and/or acute crisis.

This unique program combines group support, individual guidance, and strategies for developing healthy eating habits, physical activity habits, and a healthy attitude.
Suggested Additional Test/Management Prior to Specialty Visit Patient could begin to record daily activity and food and beverage intake.
Patient Education/Information (includes preps) Cost $66 for U-M employees, $82 for others. Not covered by insurance. This year-long program led by registered dietitians, fitness and health behavior specialists includes:
  • 12 weeks of group sessions
  • nutrition & fitness consultations at weeks 1 & 12
  • Individualized nutrition & physical activity plans
  • 9 monthly support group sessions
  • 6 and 12 month follow up
  • All course materials
  • Access to dietitians, fitness specialists, and health behavior specialist for 1 full year

For basic nutrition guidelines go to

Foods to Lower Cholesterol
Weight Management: Getting Started
Weight Management Tips
Health Education Resource Center
Appointment Timeframe New programs begin almost every month.
How to Get Results to Consultant External Patients: Hand carry non-UM records to visit
Clinic Contact Information MHealthy Nutrition & Weight Management

Phone: 734-647-7888
Referral form
Clinic Location Sites MHealthy
2060 Wolverine Tower
3003 S. State Street
Ann Arbor, MI 48109-1281
UM Consulting Physician  
Revised on: 08/28/2013



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