CRMC now offers an Intensive Behavioral Therapy (IBT) weight loss lifestyle program. Medicare covers this wonderful service without copay. Other insurance programs may cover this program but authorization should be checked before enrolling.
1.What is the program?
A personalized plan focusing on diet, education, lifestyle coaching based on you! This plan consists of 22 weekly, one on one visits with a registered dietitians.
2.The scope of the obesity problem:
One-third of the adult population is obese. Weight gain is more common as women age. Being obese leads to many health problems including cancers, heart disease, diabetes, pregnancy problems, to name a few.
3.Who is the program for? Women with a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or greater are candidates for the program. To find out what your BMI is, you can look at the below chart. If your BMI is 30 or more, you are considered obese. If your BMI is 25-29, you are overweight.
4.Please let this year be the year that you take time to focus on your health. If not now, then when? We are on your team!