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VA Boston Healthcare System


Nonsurgical Weight Loss Options

Bariatric Surgery is a TOOL for weight loss – it is not a one-time fix.  Surgery is not for everyone, and we are dedicated to helping our veterans lose weight in the safest and most appropriate way.

MOVE!  is a national weight management program designed by the VA National Center for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention (NCP), a part of the Office of Patient Care Services to help veterans lose weight, keep it off and improve their health.

MOVE!  is available at most local VA sites, and if it is difficult to attend meetings due to travel expenses or work schedules, TeleMOVE! is also available to our patients.

Useful links:

Bariatric Homepage
Considering Surgery?
Qualifying/Planning for Surgery
Preparing for Surgery
Pharmacy and Medications after Surgery
Non-surgical weight loss options
Meet Our Patients
Helpful Websites