Non Surgical Weight Management
Developing your own balance of smart eating, attitude and activity is key to successful weight loss and management. The Harper BMI non-surgical weight management program combines nutrition, behavior and fitness assessments to develop individualized plans that will help you achieve weight loss success.
The DMC registered dieticians will provide nutrition education on an individualized level. Programs can be structured for those whose insurance provider requires a medically supervised diet before surgical authorizations, your plateaued weight loss that needs a jump start, "back on track" program or simply in preparation for a special occasion.
Whether you are interested in a single visit or 12 week program, we include a body composition analysis. A body composition analysis determines the amount of fat vs. lean muscle tissue in your body. Body weight alone does not indicate good health because it does not distinguish how many pounds are from fat, as well as where that fat is distributed.
The 12 week program includes:
- Weekly dietician visit
- Body Composition Analysis
- Weigh-in and blood pressure check
- Reviewing periodic lab tests
- Participate in support groups
- You'll learn how to eat more healthy, read nutrition labels and incorporate a healthy eating plan into your busy lifestyle.
Our Registered Dieticians
Erin Fox, RD- Located at Harper BMI in Madison Heights
Erin Fox graduated with a Bachelor or Science degree in Dietetics from Michigan State University in 2005 and completed her dietetic internship through Wayne State University in 2008. She started her career in clinical practice at DMC Harper University Hospital in 2008.
In addition to working as a Clinical Dietitian, she has been a fitness instructor for the past 4 years and holds a current spinning certification. Erin has been specializing in Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery for the past 2 years. She has been a member of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics for the past 4 years where she also holds a certification in Adult Weight Management. Erin has made various public appearances throughout her career as an advocate for weight management, including WDIV-TV 4, Peter's Principles, Senior Living Magazine and participating in panel discussions at a variety of health related events.
Rachel Roberts, RD- Located at Harper BMI in Southfield
Bariatric Clinic Program Coordinator
Rachel Roberts received a Bachelor of Science degree in Dietetics from Western Michigan University and completed her internship at Eastern Michigan University. She has more than 15 years of experience working as a Bariatric/Weight Management Dietitian. She supervises the nutritional aspects of patient care through nutritional assessments, planning, education and counseling pre- and post operative patients. In addition, Rachel is an active member of the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, the Michigan Bariatric Society and the Obesity Action Coalition.
DMC Fitness Center
The DMC Fitness Center exercise physiotherapists will meet with you to develop an individualized fitness program that will meet your specific needs and lifestyle.
Fitness staff and trainers will develop personalized strengthening, flexibility, and cardiovascular programs to specifically address the present condition of the participant. The consultation process gathers all necessary information from current health risks, medications, past exercise habits, goal setting, as well as any and all appropriate fitness assessment protocols (cardiovascular, muscular strength/endurance, flexibility, blood pressure and heart rate).
All biometric and health history information is utilized in conjunction with goal setting to develop a safe and effective exercise program specific to each patient's needs. Throughout your journey, the DMC Fitness Center staff will continuously monitor your progress and make adjustments to your plan as necessary.
About the DMC Fitness Center - The DMC Fitness Center is located at the DMC Rehabilitation Institute of Michigan in Detroit. Staffed by certified fitness trainers and exercise physiotherapists, patients benefit from qualified and experienced staff that provides one-on-one attention to all participants. The DMC Fitness Center is a state-of-the-art facility that includes cardio and weight lifting equipment, a track and group exercise classes including yoga, Pilates, cycling and zumba fitness.
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Rates vary depending on your individualized program. Your dietician or fitness trainer will discuss this with you during your initial consult.
DMC Employees are eligible for special discounted rates.