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We have free information sessions so you can get to know our medical team, find out more about what we cover in our programs and learn more about we are the best fit for you. This session is designed so you can have your questions answered without feeling pressured.
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Upon enrolment, you will have a comprehensive medical evaluation. The physician and the Registered Nurse may conduct a medical history, physical exam, resting metabolic test measures, laboratory tests as well as specialist referrals, if required. You will also meet with the dietitian and the behavioral therapist in order to understand your unique situation.
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At this point, we will discuss and agree what is the most suitable plan for you. We offer a bi-weekly one-on-one life style- based weight management program and the renowned OPTIFAST Weight Management Program. Our programs include ongoing support from a  dietitian, registered nurse , behavioural therapist and physician.
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Incorporating physical activities. Whether you are unsure of how to incorporate safe physical activity into your daily routine or want to explore new exercise routines, our weight minded exercise professional will help get you started in an interactive  session.
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We offer a medical approach to the accumulation of excess weight. Our physician has a clinical interest in bariatric medicine and is  experienced in the prevention, diagnosis and management of obesity and related complications. He  will discuss with you and the other team members, treatment modalities that can optimize your weight loss efforts.
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After the initial 6 months, we will evaluate your progress and discuss the results and benefits of your comprehensive weight management program. Aurora Bariatric Clinic is committed to continue providing you with ongoing support. We offer a flexible maintenance program where you will have access to our team on ongoing bases.
 

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We have free information sessions so you can get to know our medical team, find out more about what we cover in our sessions, and learn more about we are the best fit for you. This  session is designed so you can have your questions answered without feeling pressured. This is a no obligation session just for you but you are welcome to bring a member of your support system as well. Should you decide to move forward with achieving your goals, we will book another appointment for you to sit down with the physician and nurse to complete a 60 minute full medical and lifestyle assessment.
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Frequently Asked Questions

 
How much does your program cost?
We believe that obesity and related medical conditions should be managed in a health care environment, therefore the physician fees of our weight loss programs are covered by OHIP. Private services provided by Dietitian and psychotherapist as well as OPTIFAST meal replacement products are provided for a fee.
How is your program different?
Contrary to other weight loss programs, Aurora Bariatric Clinic believe that each individual that walks into the clinic is unique. Our goal is to get to the root problem behind your weight issue. There is much more than just diet and exercise !. You do not need to sign a long term contract for our services, however we do want our patients to be realistic with their timeframes of their goals and stay with the clinic for at least 6 months. We are health care professionals trained in weight management. Many commercial programs that are out there often do not have the medical experiance or education to assist the public in the complexities of weight management. We do not judge. You have a life story unlike anyone else and at Aurora Bariatric Clinic, this is a safe place for you to feel welcome, to make mistakes and work towards achieving a better quality of life.
How do I join your program?
To qualify for our Core Program, it is important that you be motivated to engage in life-long healthy changes. You should also: Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 30 or more OR Have a Body Mass Index (BMI) of 27 to 30 and weight related medical conditions. Call us to discuss your needs.
What is new about your program?
We are a team of healthcare professionals working with you to improve your health using proven methods and treatment modalities. Our clinic is set up to accommodate patients with excess weight. We are equipped with bariatric chairs, a discrete  weighting station and large examining rooms. We offer no gimmicks nor false promises. Research shows that tackling weight management with the combined expertise of different healthcare professionals brings greater chances of sustainable weight loss. We are also the only centre that offers the OPTIFAST Weight Management Program in York Region.
Do I need a referral from my physician?
While it is recommended to discuss any weight management intervention with your family doctor, we do not require a referral.
I am overweight and healthy, do I need to lose weight?
Weight management is not only about losing weight, but about improving quality of life by enhancing your health and reducing the risk of medical complications. Many overweight people are healthy, have healthy eating habits, and perform a good amount of physical activity; therefore, weight gain prevention may be all that is needed. Whatever your health and weight goals, we can help you achieve them.
Where do I start?
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