Weight Management

While some of us love a juicy steak from time to time, others prefer to avoid red meat altogether, either by choice or for health reasons. For those who can’t indulge in beef, turkey is a great nutritious alternative. In addition to containing plenty of protein, turkey has an amino acid called tryptophan that can help balance your mood and when it’s prepared fresh without the skin, has even less calories than chicken and pork. See how Atlantic Health System chefs prepare turkey cutlet bisteks >




Weight Management Programs and Screenings


Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available. Adults 65 and older who are looking to stay well with age may benefit from events labeled “New Vitality.”

Men's Health Awareness, BMI and Glucose Screenings
Learn how your body fat percentage and BMI impact your heart health. This program includes Type 2 diabetes screenings that use a non-fasting finger stick for immediate results.

 
  • Tuesday, June 4; 10:00am to Noon
    Gateway YMCA, 1000 Galloping Hill Road, Union, NJ

     
  • Wednesday, June 5; Noon to 2:00pm
    Vita Gallo, 12 Chestnut Avenue, Summit, NJ

     
  • Thursday, June 6; 10:00am to Noon
    Scotch Plains YMCA, 1340 Martine Avenue, Scotch Plains, NJ

     
  • Tuesday, June 11; 11:00am to 1:00pm
    Shoprite of Clark, 76 Central Avenue, Clark, NJ

     
  • Thursday, June 13; 10:00am to Noon
    Westfield YMCA, 220 Clark Street, Westfield, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 908-522-2842.
 
Weight Loss Information Seminars
Learn about available weight loss treatment options.
 
First Monday of every month, 7:00 to 8:00pm
(No meeting in August)
Overlook Medical Center, Bouras Auditorium
Presenter: Muhammad Feteiha, MD
To register, please call 973-232-2300.

Second Tuesday of every month, 6:30 to 7:30pm
Overlook Medical Center, Bouras Auditorium
Presenter: Ajay Goyal, MD
To register, please call 1-908-312-2618.
 
Multidisciplinary Medical and Surgical Approaches to Weight Loss
This class provides an overview of available weight loss treatment options.
Third Monday of every month; 6:00 to 7:00pm
To register, please call 1-877-664-9682. 
 
Weight Loss Surgery Support Groups
Share strategies that have worked for you and learn from others who have had bariatric surgery. 
 
First Monday of every month, 6:00 to 7:00pm
(No meeting in August)
Overlook Medical Center, Bouras Auditorium
Presenter: Muhammad Feteiha, MD
To register, please call 973-232-2300.
 
Third Tuesday of every month, 6:00 to 7:00pm
193 Morris Avenue, 2nd Floor, Springfield, NJ
To register, please call 908-842-0196.
 
Third Monday of every month, 12:45 to 1:45pm
Medical Arts Center (MAC) I, Suite 206
33 Overlook Road, Summit, NJ
To register, please call 908-522-5794.
 
Chambers Center by PALM Health
Our state-of-the-art, personalized medicine clinic and wellness club offers a comprehensive range of medical, preventive care, mental health, fitness, nutrition, spa and therapeutic services designed to improve overall well-being. Learn more >


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