Obesity is a chronic disease that affects more than 4 in 10 adults in the United States, and nearly 1 in 10 Americans have severe obesity.*

The CCP Weight Management program team works with you every step of the way, with initial blood work tests, medication selection and management (if appropriate), in-person visits with providers, pharmacists, behavioral health counselors, and nutritionists.

We help you to lose weight and to keep it off.


*[1] Hales CM, Carroll MD, Fryar CD, Ogden CL. Prevalence of obesity and severe obesity among adults: United States, 2017–2018. NCHS Data Brief 360. National Center for Health Statistics; 2020. Accessed December 7, 2020.

Frequently Asked Questions

How is this program different from other weight loss programs?

Our program is based on science and supported by a team of medical professionals. We work with you every step of the way, and you are followed closely by pharmacists, medical providers, behavioral health counselors, and nutritionists.

How do I qualify for the program?

To be eligible for the program, you need to have either:
A BMI over 27 with at least one other weight-related issue such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, or a BMI of 30 or greater.

How does the program work?

First see if you are eligible, and if you are, speak to your primary care practitioner and ask for a referral to our program and we will take it from there.

Are medications utilized and are they covered by insurance?

The multidisciplinary team will determine if medications are appropriate. Common medications used are: Wegovy, Saxenda, Contrave, Zepbound

If prior authorization is needed, our central insurance support team will assist with this. Co-pays will vary based on your health insurance coverage.

Are the medications safe?

The medications we prescribe in the program are all FDA-approved and safe to use as prescribed for weight loss. We monitor your medication use and help you with any issues or questions while taking the medication.

Can medication replace diet and exercise?

The short answer is no; any plan should include eating healthy and routine exercise.

How soon can I expect to reach my weight loss goal?

Everyone patient is provided a custom program to meet their needs. Goals are set and monitored throughout the program and your team of providers will help you track your progress.

How often will I be seen?

Patients are seen by the nurse practitioner at least once every three months and there will be other appointments as appropriate with behavioral health provider, nutritionists and clinical pharmacists.