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Weight Loss Treatment in Hendersonville, TN 

At Leavitt Family Medicine, we understand that the weight loss journey is very personal and can be quite challenging. With the expert guidance of our health care providers, our clinic offers comprehensive weight loss services designed to support our Nashville area patients in achieving their health and wellness goals. We believe in a medically guided approach to weight loss that incorporates medications, exercise, and nutrition along with lifestyle changes such as healthy sleep practices, stress management and nutraceuticals. These areas combine to create a safe and effective plan that is designed specifically for you. Our weight loss program is based on the latest medical research and technology and, along with small, manageable changes to your diet and exercise routines, provides you a plan to achieve your weight loss goals and maintain your weight for years to come.

SCHEDULE WEIGHT LOSS CONSULTATION or call the clinic at (615) 826-5664.


Weight Loss Consultation and InBody® Body Composition Analysis


Our weight loss program includes a comprehensive consultation with your health care provider who will partner with you in creating the most effective plan for your weight loss journey. This consultation includes an InBody body composition analysis which will give you great insight into over twenty different measurements of what is inside your body. 

Weight Loss Medications

Our weight loss program includes semaglutide (Wegovy®) and tirzepatide (Mounjaro®) (Zepbound®) , two of the most effective weight loss medications available today. These medications are imperative to our medical weight loss strategy, significantly impacting appetite regulation and insulin levels for long-term weight management. Their success in clinical trials has made them important tools in our toolbox, assisting many patients in achieving significant weight loss outcomes.

Semaglutide (Wegovy)

Semaglutide, known as Wegovy, is a groundbreaking medication that mimics a hormone that targets areas of the brain involved in appetite regulation. This mechanism helps reduce hunger, leading to a decrease in calorie intake resulting in sustainable weight loss. Semaglutide has gained attention for its effectiveness in clinical trials, showing significant weight loss in patients when combined with diet and exercise modifications.

Tirzepatide (Mounjaro) (Zepbound)

Tirzepatide, known as Mounjaro, represents another cutting-edge option in our weight loss toolbox. It operates by targeting both the appetite control centers in the brain and insulin regulation, providing a dual approach to weight management. Tirzepatide has demonstrated exceptional results in clinical settings, helping patients achieve and exceed their weight loss goals through its innovative mechanism of action.

Personalized Counseling

Customized nutrition and exercise counseling is at the core of Leavitt Family Medicine’s weight loss program, ensuring each weight loss program is designed for each specific patient. Your counseling sessions will dive into your medical history, medications, nutrition, exercise, and lifestyle habits. This comprehensive review allows us to create customized treatment plans that address your specific weight loss challenges and goals.

Regular Health Assessments

Monitoring progress is critical for success. We regularly measure weight, muscle mass, body fat percentage, and basal metabolic rate to adjust your plan as needed and ensure you’re on track. This detailed assessment helps us see not just the change in weight but also improvements in body composition and metabolism and overall health.

Nutrition And Exercise Support

Teaching, counseling, and coaching on nutrition and exercise form the cornerstone of our services. Our health care providers give valuable insights into how to optimize your meals and physical activity for optimal weight loss. This includes lists of healthy meal and snack suggestions focusing on high-protein/low-carbohydrate options tailored to enhance your metabolic rate and support muscle mass.


Optimized Nutritional Intake

We provide customized dietary advice to ensure your body receives optimal nutrition. This focus on high-quality foods supports overall health, assisting in weight loss and maintaining muscle mass.

Personalized Movement and Exercise Plans

Our tailor-made exercise plans are designed to fit your specific needs and capabilities. These plans help with weight loss and improve cardiovascular health and physical strength.

Weight Management

Our services emphasize long term weight management and health habits you are able to maintain in the long run. This approach helps prevent the common cycle of gaining and losing weight, and lead to better health outcomes.

Ongoing Support And Accountability

Regular check-ins and support from our clinical team provide accountability, which is important for success. This structured support ensures that you stay motivated and on track toward achieving your health goals. We are here for you during every step of your weight loss journey.

Regulated Appetite Control

Our program helps regulate your appetite through nutrition counseling, medication when necessary, and lifestyle changes. This leads to a more manageable and less uncomfortable experience with hunger, making it easier to stick to your weight loss plan.

Improved Sleep Quality

Lifestyle changes, weight loss and improved nutritional intake can significantly enhance your sleep quality. A healthier body weight has been linked to reduced sleep disturbances such as sleep apneas and snoring, giving you better rest at night and more energy during the day. 

Improved Mood And Mental Health

Good nutrition and physical activity, important components of our weight loss program, support improved mental health. Regular exercise releases endorphins, which reduce feelings of depression and anxiety, while a optimized nutrition supports overall brain health.

Lower Blood Pressure

Weight loss is often associated with a reduction in blood pressure levels. This benefit may decrease the risk of heart disease and stroke, contributing to a healthier cardiovascular system.

Improved Glycemic Control

Weight loss can help support glycemic control, which is especially important for individuals with type 2 diabetes or prediabetes. Effective management of blood sugar levels may reduce the need for medication and lower the risk of diabetes-related complications.

Increased Immune Function

Maintaining a healthy weight positively affects your immune system, making it easier for your body to fight infections and diseases. A balanced diet rich in nutrients supports immune health, while obesity is often linked to impaired immune function.

Increased Longevity

Achieving and maintaining a healthier lifestyle through weight loss may extend your life expectancy. Reducing the risk of chronic diseases and improving overall health contributes to better quality of life.