Do You Struggle to Lose Weight?

The Center for Bariatric Surgery, a program of Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals, offers a long-term solution.

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Lose Weight, Gain Health.

The Center for Weight and Wellness, with locations in Providence and East Greenwich, offers comprehensive, multidisciplinary non-surgical treatment for adults with obesity.

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10 Myths of Bariatric Surgery

Obesity is often thought to be just a weight-related condition. More studies, however, have found that it affects many other organs in the body and can be a threat to overall health and wellness.

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Lifespan Weight Loss Services

Lifespan offers an extensive range of programs that provide the most comprehensive, integrated care to help our patients achieve and maintain their weight loss and wellness goals. Our Center for Weight and Wellness offers programs to help overweight patients through safe, healthful weight loss, and our Center for Bariatric Surgery provides surgical solutions for severely obese patients. We also offer specialized programs for women, adolescents, and children.

All of our weight loss services treat the whole person, with a focus on overall health and well-being. Our integrated approach to weight loss includes nutrition guidance, exercise, counseling, and monitoring of medical conditions, as needed. We also offer ongoing support for long-term success.

The Center for Bariatric Surgery

The Center for Bariatric Surgery offers a long term solution to patients who have difficulty with sustaining weight loss. Our surgical team provides coordinated, personalized care to obese individuals who have a body mass index greater than or equal to 40.

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The Center for Weight and Wellness

The Center for Weight and Wellness offers medically-supervised weight loss options for moderately to severely overweight adults by developing an individualized plan for each patient based on his or her weight loss goals. We provide the most comprehensive, integrated care to support each patient’s journey to healthy weight and wellness.

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Specialized Programs for Weight Loss 

Lifespan Weight Loss Services also offers specialized programs:

  • The Women’s Healthy Weight Program takes an approach that does not involve traditional restrictive dieting. Although weight is monitored, we do not focus on a number, but rather on achieving a healthy lifestyle and developing a positive relationship with food. Call 401-793-7817.
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  • Our adolescent weight management program called CHANGES (Creating Healthy Attitudes, Nutrition Goals and Exercise Strength) helps adolescents and families develop healthier lifestyles and gain control over their weight. Call 401-793-8829.
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  • Lifespan’s Nutrition Services provides nutrition counseling on an individual, outpatient basis by registered dietitians, licensed by the State of Rhode Island. They are trained in all areas of nutrition and provide nutrition counseling to help prevent or control many conditions, including obesity and weight management issues. 
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  • The Nutrition Teaching Center at Hasbro Children’s Hospital provides customized nutrition education, nutrition counseling, and personalized support to patients’ parents and caregivers. Our staff of pediatric registered, licensed dietitians can help optimize a child’s nutrition, which can improve medical outcomes and health. 
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Patient Stories

Rose struggled with her weight from childhood.

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Locations

Center for Bariatric Surgery
401-793-3922
Center for Weight and Wellness, Providence
401-793-8790
Center for Weight and Wellness, East Greenwich
401-606-4177
CHANGES/Adolescent Weight Management Program
401-793-8829
Women's Healthy Weight Program
401-793-7817
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Locations

Center for Bariatric Surgery
164 Summit Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
164 Summit Avenue
Providence, RI 02906
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Locations

Center for Weight and Wellness, Providence
West River Center
146 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904
Suite 11A
146 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904
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Center for Weight and Wellness, East Greenwich
1377 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818
1377 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818
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Locations

CHANGES/Adolescent Weight Management Program
Hasbro Children's Hospital
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
Lower Level, GI Clinic
593 Eddy Street
Providence, RI 02903
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Locations

Women's Healthy Weight Program
West River Center
148 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904
2nd Floor, Suite 1-G
148 West River Street
Providence, RI 02904

   

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