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Intensive Weight Management Program

The IWMP is designed for patients who meet the following criteria:

  •  Use the calculator below to see if you have a BMI of 30 or greater.
  •  You have already tried multiple attempts at supervised weight loss through Military or Commercial weight loss programs.
  •  You are willing and able to come to frequent follow up visits (every 1-2 weeks) and attend group classes when offered.

If this sounds like you, then contact your PCM for a referral to the Nutrition NMCP Intensive Weight management Program. You will need to have these labs have been completed within the last 12 months:

  • CBC,
  • B12,
  • Lipid Panel,
  • CMP, and
  • a Thyroid panel.
Your PCM can order these before your first appointment with us.

Patients who are NOT appropriate for the IWMP are:

  •  BMI less than 30
  •  Currently Pregnant or Breastfeeding
  •  History of an eating disorder (anorexia nervosa, bulimia, combination)
  •  Unable to commit to frequent follow up visits.
  •  Need to lose weight at a rate that is considered unsafe to meet Navy Standards in too short of a timeframe.
  •  Those who have never tried any supervised weight loss programs.

Ask your PCM for a referral for Nutrition NMCP Weight Management where you will be scheduled for an initial class. You then can see a Registered Dietitian for individual assessment.

If you are Pregnant, we have a class for Pregnant women to help with gaining the right amount of weight. Ask your OB provider for a consult to the Nutrition NMCP OB Weight Management Group.

Contact Us

Phone

(757) 953-2627

Location

Charette Health Care Center
Building 2, 2nd Floor

Hours

Monday through Friday 0730-1600

Availability of Services

Classes: weight management, diabetes education, heart smart class. One on one appointments for nutrition counseling and education.

Appointments

Appointments needed for all appointments except for weight management class. Request referral from physician. Call the TRICARE appointment line.
Don't forget to keep your family's information up-to-date in DEERS.