Nebraska Bariatric Medicine
Learn about how our bariatricians can help you
At Nebraska Bariatric Medicine, you’ll be treated with respect as you start on your journey to a healthier lifestyle. A certified bariatrician, Dr. Jons takes a multi-faceted medical approach to bariatric medicine. Each patient receives – and deserves – an individualized care plan and is more than just a number on the scale to Dr. Jons. Nebraska Bariatric Medicine’s philosophy is that the best weight to have is one that allows you to enjoy life and the benefits of improved health.
What is a bariatrician?
These licensed physicians received special training in Bariatric Medicine: the art and science of medical weight management and comprehensive treatment of obesity. Bariatricians help manage patients’ weight with a comprehensive program of diet and nutrition, exercise, behavioral therapy, and when necessary, the prescription of appetite suppressants and other appropriate medications. Bariatricians also work with Bariatric Surgeons to help patients before and after weight-loss surgery.
How does a bariatrician improve my all-around health?
It’s hard to lose weight, but maintaining a healthy body weight decreases chances of the onset of conditions diabetes and heart disease, improves quality of life and increases life expectancy. Nebraska Bariatric Medicine can help you do all these!