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Best Adult Weight Loss Programs in Southeast Michigan

Improve your health and set a good example for your kids in 2013 – hospitals in Macomb, Oakland, Washtenaw and Wayne counties have programs to help parents

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Henry Ford Health System – Behavioral Health Weight Loss Program

William Clay Ford Center for Athletic Medicine

Address: 6525 Second Ave., Detroit
Phone: 313-972-4200

Henry Ford Behavioral Health – Clinton

Address: 42633 Garfield Road, Suite 314, Clinton Township
Phone: 800-436-7936

Henry Ford Medical Center – Troy

Address: 2825 Livernois Road, Troy
Phone: 248-528-2310
Cost: $175
Type: non-surgical
About: This program is available at three locations (see above) and consists of seven group sessions that help participants understand how to deal with stress and food cravings and how to create lifestyle changes that sustain weight loss. There are five sessions during the first five weeks and then two booster sessions.

Henry Ford Clinical Weight Management Program

Address: call for locations in Clinton Township, Detroit, Livonia, West Bloomfield and Wyandotte
Phone: 313-972-1919
Cost: call for details
Type: non-surgical
About: Whether you need to lose a little or a lot, this program can help. Participants learn how to make small changes in their diet, exercise and behavior to lose inches. There is a four-month commitment.

Henry Ford Hospital Bariatric Surgery Center for Weight Loss

Address: call for surgery locations in Detroit, West Bloomfield and Wyandotte
Phone: 800-436-7936
Cost: call for details
Type: surgical
About: The surgeons at Henry Ford's bariatric surgery facilities have performed over 2,200 procedures – 99 percent of them laparoscopically, making for a quicker recovery time. Comprehensive support is offered pre- and post-surgery.

Henry Ford Macomb Center for Weight Management

Address: call for locations in Chesterfield, Richmond and Shelby Township
Phone: 586-323-4800
Type: non-surgical
About: Choose from four programs designed for anyone looking to lose weight. Each program includes coaching by a health educator, meal replacements and medical supervision.

St. John Providence Weight Loss Centers

Madison Heights

Address: 27483 Dequindre Road, Suite 204, Madison Heights
Phone: 248-967-7326

Novi

Address: 47601 Grand River Ave., Suite B136, Novi
Phone: 866-823-4458

St. Clair Shores

Address: 24911 Little Mack Ave., St. Clair Shores
Phone: 586-771-7220

Cost: call for details
Type: surgical
About: For those seeking a medical approach to weight loss, the St. John Providence system offers facilities throughout southeast Michigan. Choose from a variety of weight loss procedures performed at St. John Macomb-Oakland's Oakland Center. Many are done laparoscopically with minimal incisions.

University of Michigan MHealthy Weight Management Program

Address: see website for Ann Arbor locations
Phone: 734-647-7888
Cost: $82
Type: non-surgical
About: If you want to lose weight or even lower your cholesterol, this affordable program can help. Using a "whole person approach," the program starts with 12 weekly group sessions, then monthly group follow-up support. You'll meet with various health-care professionals throughout the program, including nutrition and fitness consultants.

Vita Wellness Center – Henry Ford West Bloomfield Hospital

Address: 6777 W. Maple Road, West Bloomfield
Phone: 248-325-3870
Cost: call for details
Type: non-surgical
About: This individualized program combines traditional and alternative health and weight loss strategies. It includes help with nutrition, a personalized fitness assessment and lessons for stress management. There are also holistic approaches to combating cravings – from acupuncture to herbal medicines that boost digestion – all under the supervision of certified health coaches.

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