Many Anna Jaques' physicians work with patients to help them maintain a healthy weight in a variety of ways.  Reaching and maintaining a healthy weight is important for overall health and can help you prevent and control many diseases and conditions.  Talk to your primary care doctor about your eating habits and exercise goals, and the options available to you to help manage and maintain a healthy weight. 

If you are overweight or obese, you are at higher risk of developing serious health problems, including heart disease, high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, gallstones, breathing problems, and certain cancers. That is why maintaining a healthy weight is so important: It helps you lower your risk for developing these problems, helps you feel good about yourself, and gives you more energy to enjoy life. 

One medical option for weight loss is a physician-supervised weight loss program. 

"MedTrimMD" is a comprehensive weight loss program (formerly named New Self Weight Loss Center) located at 21 Highland Avenue, Suite 6, in the Doctor’s Office Building. MetTrimMD is a comprehensive program of diet, nutrition, exercise, lifestyle changes and, when indicated, appetite suppressants and other appropriate medications. To learn more, visit or call 978-462-4929.

"LiveWell" is a nutrition-based weight loss program offered through a primary care physician in Rowley, MA. It is based on a book by Professor of Nutrition at Harvard Medical School George L. Blackburn, MD, Ph.D., "Break Through Your Set Point". For more information, visit


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