Pittsboro, NC, is centrally located just 40 minutes from Durham, making it easy to find upscale shopping centers, farmers markets, and opportunities for fine dining. Residents also enjoy their proximity to the internationally renowned medical experts at Duke University Medical Center and UNC-Chapel Hill. Because the town is so close to Durham, Pittsboro community members enjoy convenient access to LifeStyle Medical Center, a weight management clinic for Pittsboro residents.
LifeStyle Medical Center Services
The friendly staff members at LifeStyle Medical Center (LMC) develop customized weight-loss programs for people in Pittsboro and surrounding areas. We use an evidence-based approach to weight management, which means me look at the research to see what works and what doesn’t. Because lifestyle plays a big role in losing weight and keeping it off, our registered dietitians and physicians offer nutrition counseling and lifestyle interventions to help Pittsboro patients manage their weight. Our services are especially helpful if you need to lose weight to manage the symptoms of a chronic disease.
Weight Loss Benefits
Most people know that maintaining a healthy weight can improve confidence and reduce fatigue, but many people don’t know about all the other benefits of weight loss. Pittsboro residents are often surprised to find that weight loss helps control the symptoms of heart disease, hypertension, diabetes, and high cholesterol. Losing weight isn’t easy, especially if you lack a strong support system, so LifeStyle Medical Center provides personalized support and helps you stay motivated.
Range of Services
At LifeStyle Medical Center, we recognize that not everyone loses weight the same way. That’s why we develop customized weight loss-plans based on your health history and lifestyle. The staff members at our weight management clinic give Pittsboro patients personalized attention when providing the following services:
- Blood tests and medical screenings
- Diet and exercise plans
- Medication recommendations, if appropriate
- Lifestyle assessments
- Medical treatment plans to control chronic diseases
Because we are located just 40 minutes from Pittsboro, it is easy to visit our Durham weight management clinic right when you get out of work. If you work late, it may be possible to take an extended lunch break to get the support you need.
Weight Management at LMC
It’s important to keep your primary care provider informed about your health, so our staff members work closely with primary care team members. We have doctors, dietitians, and medical assistants available to give you the information and support you need to make healthy choices on a regular basis. At LMC, we can also help you determine if there are any lifestyle factors making it difficult for you to maintain a healthy weight. With ongoing encouragement, you’ll be able to reach your goal and maintain your weight loss over time.
Convenient Financial Options
LifeStyle Medical Center serves insured patients as well as those who prefer to pay out-of-pocket for weight-management services. For those with health insurance, we work closely with insurance representatives to maximize your benefits. We’ll find out how many visits are covered and tell you how much you can expect to pay. LMC has affordable rates for self-pay patients, and they are available on your website so you can check them at any time. If a laboratory test is going to result in an additional charge, you won’t do the test until we get your approval. At this time, LifeStyle Medical Center is in-network with Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina, Blue Value, Aetna and Coventry (excluding Duke plans).
At our weight management clinic Pittsboro patients receive personalized attention at every visit. We promise to collaborate with you closely to develop a weight-management program that fits your lifestyle and your health goals. By working with our staff members, you’ll improve your health and lower your risk of the serious complications associated with overweight and obesity.