CentraCare Weight Management

Weight Loss in Minnesota

At CentraCare Weight Management, we know you care about your health and want to lead a full, active life. If you are tired of fad diets, we offer something different. We treat excess weight like any other chronic condition. No one blames heart disease or cancer on poor willpower, so why treat weight any differently? Your health and well-being are what matter most to us. We are here to support your journey toward improved health.

"I have more energy, more confidence and a willingness to get involved in more activities." -Tim Lyon

Why Choose Us?

  • We’re different from commercial weight loss. We pride ourselves on providing a personalized service, working to create a program tailored just for you. Some people might want to maintain their weight, while others might want to get off medications or simply want to feel better. You know yourself best and our team can support and guide you while providing safe, evidence-based care.
  • We take a comprehensive approach to your care, looking at genetics and environment, to identify the causes behind extra weight. From there, we develop strategies like medications, lifestyle changes and appetite management to help you reach your goals.
  • This team includes obesity medicine clinicians, registered dietitians, behavior specialists and exercise experts. Our broad program offerings include both non-surgical and surgical options that can help you achieve the best long-term outcomes.
  • You will not receive any lectures, just support. You’ll be treated with compassion and respect in a comfortable and reassuring atmosphere.
  • Our program offers appointments in St. Cloud, Monticello or Willmar. Video visits available.
  • Our services do not require a referral, and most of our services are covered by insurance.

To schedule an appointment with us, watch the videos below and complete the online Health History Questionnaire. If you prefer to have the form sent to you by U.S. Mail, please contact us at weightmgmt@centracare.com or 320-240-2828.

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"They look at obesity as a disease and not a diet plan. They don't just put a Band-Aid on the issue but change the way you think." -Claudia Muntifering

Weight Management Videos

Please watch this series of short, 1 to 2 minute videos to learn more about CentraCare Weight Management and our program options.

Welcome to CentraCare Weight Management

Obesity and Our Providers

Definition of Obesity

Dietitian Visits

Meal Alternatives


Surgery Risks and Benefits


Metabolic Testing

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