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Weight-Loss Programs

The Metabolic Nutrition & Weight Management Program (MNWM) teaches individuals how to manage metabolic issues including; type 2 diabetes, obesity, cholesterol, and blood pressure by incorporating nutritional information, physical activity and lifestyle changes into their weight management objectives

The MNWM program’s goal is optimal health, wellness and improving individual quality of life.

The program includes:

  • Physician visits with Dr. Tom Rifai
  • Individual nutritional plan, physician –led.
  • Nutritional classes
  • Support classes, physician-led
  • Nutritional counseling by Registered Dietitian.
  • Motivational support.
  • Variety of Medical Formula Foods available

The Metabolic Nutrition & Weight Management Program is located in the Medical Office Building at St. Joseph Mercy Oakland, 44555 Woodward Ave. Suite 305.

For more information or to register to attend a FREE seminar call us at (248) 858-2475.

SENIOR FIT: A Fitness Program for Senior Adults
SENIOR FIT is a free exercise program that combines health benefits and social interaction. It encourages senior adults to exercise their way to a healthier lifestyle. The program covers body strengthening, guarding against osteoporosis, floor and chair exercises, strength and flexibility training and cardiovascular fitness.

SENIOR FIT includes:

  • A certified exercise professional to conduct the sessions
  • An SJMO Faith Community Nurse (RN) to monitor blood pressure and offer health goals and health instruction
  • Open to adults age 55 and up
  • Physician approval required
  • First meeting includes registration and a fitness assessment
  • Free admission

For more information about SENIOR FIT, please call (248) 858-2545.

Bariatric procedures performed at SJMO include:

  • Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass
  • Laparoscopic  Sleeve Gastrectomay
  • Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

For more information click the Michigan Bariatric Institute (MBI) link or contact (877-WHY-WEIGHT).


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