Global Health Assessment

Once your doctor referred you to the Memorial Weight Loss & Wellness Center, a member of that team will contact you to schedule a Global Health Assessment (GHA) which will be customized for your individual needs. Some aspects of your treatment may be covered by insurance.

Initial medical assessment and follow-up appointment to evaluate your current body mass index and any medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart disease and diabetes, that may increase your risk for complications during or following surgery

Diagnostic testing, which may include a laboratory work-up

Nutrition assessment to analyze your current nutritional health

Physical assessment to look at your muscle strength, flexibility, mobility, and balance

Lifestyle assessment to assess your current lifestyle and provide you with self-management tools to monitor your progress