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Adolescent Weight Management Specialist

Board-Certified Obesity Medicine Specialists in Summerlin and Henderson, Las Vegas and Southwest Reno, Reno, NV

Adolescent Weight Management
Adolescent Weight Management services offered in Summerlin and Henderson, Las Vegas and Southwest Reno, Reno, NV

Adolescent obesity affects one in five children and teenagers, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). At Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness, with locations in Las Vegas and Reno, Nevada, skilled weight management specialists like Dana Trippi, DO, Jonathan Tyler, PA-C, Erin Morledge, APRN, Sara Jordan, APRN, Ariana Mancilla, APRN, Michael Mariano, APRN, Katie Visman, DNP, and the rest of the team offer an array of adolescent weight management plans to help improve your teens quality of life. To schedule an appointment for adolescent weight management help, call the office nearest you, or request an appointment online today. We currently are accepting adolescents in age range of 12-17 yrs old.  

What is adolescent weight management?

Adolescent weight management is a medically supervised program designed for overweight and obese adolescent teens. Common risk factors for adolescent obesity include poor dietary habits, lack of exercise, stress and mental health conditions. 

The team at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness are weight management experts that can help your teen overcome the challenges of excess weight and work on a path toward better health. They help teens safely move toward an ideal weight, as well as reduce their risk of diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure) and self esteem issues. 

 

What are the benefits of adolescent weight management?

The benefits of adolescent weight management at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness include:

More energy
Improved self-esteem
Improved sports performance
Better mood and mental health
Better overall quality of life
Disease management
Reduced chronic disease risks

The Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness team uses an evidence-based weight-management program tailored to each teens needs, medical history, and lifestyle.

 

Is adolescent weight management right for my teen?

Any teen who is overweight or obese can benefit from adolescent weight management at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness. 

The compassionate team reviews their medical history, checks vital signs, obtains scale weight and height, and determine bmi percentile using a growth chart.  They may also order blood tests before personalizing a weight management plan.

 

What should I expect at the appointment?

Teen weight management programs at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness often consist of the following components:

Health and life coaching
Parent involvement
Weight management medications ( base on medical need)
Exercise prescriptions
Nutritional Guidance
Behavior modification counseling

Your adolescent's provider at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness also monitors them every 2 weeks during their weight managment journey to ensure they are managed in a safe, healthy manner. They meet with your teen every 2 weeks to monitor and reevaluate the structured treatment plan and make changes accordingly.  A parent must be present with the adolescent at the scheduled appointments in office or via telemedicine.

The first appointment is in the office and takes 60 minutes.  Follow-up appointments every two weeks can be in office or via telemedicine from the comfort of home.

To learn more about adolescent weight management at Premier Physicians Weight Loss and Wellness, call the office nearest you in Las Vegas or Reno, Nevada, or request an appointment today.

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