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Weight Care and Management

Weight Loss Programs

Let the Weight Loss Programs from ChristianaCare help you.

Our weight loss programs fit your needs

Christiana Care offers many weight loss options to fit your needs and journey. Our programs ensure you have the tools needed to be successful in your weight management journey. Every visit you have with our team members is crafted individually based on your needs. Our team includes Registered Dietitians, Nurse Practitioners and Psychologists to help you achieve your weight loss goals. The 1st step is to find which program is best for you. Calculating your BMI is one step.  

Personalized Nutrition Counseling

One-on-one visit with a registered dietitian
  • For patients with a BMI of 25-27
  • Frequency of visits with the Registered Dietitian is based on your needs and insurance plan coverage
  • Includes:
    • Meal plans made just for you
    • Behavior changes and coaching
    • Help setting goals
    • Extended programs offered for maintenance once goals are met
  • 3 phone calls to review you weight loss progress

Meal Replacement Program

  • This program combines the use of complete Meal Replacement with education, counseling, behavior change and nutrition. Meal Replacement is a tool to help support you with good nutrition while providing support to help you change your behaviors and lose weight.
  • For patients with a BMI of 27-29 (with 2 ongoing health problems)
  • For patients with a BMI of 30 or more
  • ChristianaCare’s Meal Replacement program offers partial and full meal replacement options
  • One on one visits the Registered Dietitian every other month (based on insurance plan coverage)
  • Includes:
    • Meal plans made just for you
    • Review of lifestyle and exercise
    • Behavior changes and coaching
    • Help setting goals
    • Weekly group education and support
  • 3 phone calls to review your weight loss progress
  • One on one visit with the Nurse Practitioner if choosing the full meal replacement plan
    • EKG and labs required for full meal replacement

Medication Weight Loss Programs

ChristianaCare offers all FDA approved medication for weight loss.
  • For patients with a BMI of 27-29 (with 2 ongoing health problems)
  • For patients with a BMI of 30 or more
  • Meet with the Registered Dietitian (based on insurance plan coverage)
  • Includes:
    • Meal plans made just for you
    • Help setting goals
    • Review of lifestyle and exercise
    • Behavior changes and coaching
  • 3 phone calls to review your weight loss progress
  • One on one visit with the Nurse Practitioner
    • The nurse practitioner will work with you to find medicine that may work to help you achieve your weight loss goals
    • EKG and labs required before starting medicine.
    • Follow up with the Nurse Practitioner every 3 months to see how the medicine is working for you.

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Weight Management Center

501 West 14th Street
Wilmington Hospital
Gateway Building, 4th Floor
Wilmington, DE 19801

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