Recently, the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Anhui Medical University opened a “weight loss clinic”. Through reasonable diagnosis and treatment of overweight or obese patients, individualized weight management programs are designed to help them easily , effectively and scientifically lose weight, prevent or treat metabolic diseases, and improve their life quality.
Tang Min, a nutrition expert at the hospital, said that obesity is affected by people’s genetic points. Upon visitation , the doctor will analyze the cause of the patient’s obesity ,then follow-up counseling on diet, psychological and medical level.
“We will enter the detailed information of the patient, and after the analysis, follow up with intervention if the patient is willing.” For example, the patient can send the food before each meal to the dietitian. The dietitian will analyze it professionally to see if the calories or nutrients of the patient’s meal are balanced and give their opinions. In addition, dietitians will also tailor-made nutritious meals for patients.
According to reports, the weight loss clinic adopts a multi-disciplinary intervention model, analyzes the causes of obesity through pre-weight loss assessment, and implements a personalized intervention plan for different causes.
It is understood that in addition to the new weight loss clinic, the hospital has also set up a nutrition , diet and drug consultation clinic. The Nutrition clinic can provide patients with nutrition education and consultation such as diet, preparation and therapy, etc., and also can evaluate the nutritional status of patients.
Weight loss clinic, nutrition clinic, diet and drug consultation clinic
Outpatient location: the second floor of the outpatient clinic of the Fourth Affiliated Hospital of Anhui University; outpatient time: every Wednesday and Thursday afternoon; consultation telephone: 0551-66331357.