TAMC LEAN PROGRAM, Department of Behavioral Medicine, is a comprehensive weight loss program designed for individuals who have difficulty modifying unhealthy lifestyle behaviors after being identified as having a lifestyle-influenced medical condition or contributing risk factors.
Enhance knowledge of, and skills necessary to manage relevant medical conditions.
Identify lifestyle changes necessary to improve physical health and decrease Incidence and exacerbation of medical disorder.
Learn appropriate nutrition, physical activity, and medical and mental health maintenance behaviors.
Identify cognitive and emotional antecedents of behavioral relapse and employ adaptive coping techniques.
* Implement and regularly evaluate a prioritized behavioral
plan for long-term lifestyle change.
Improve quality of life for patients by employing behavioral strategies to facilitate lifestyle modification and ultimately to reverse or effectively manage their identified medical conditions.
Improve healthcare effectiveness by using the data from routine evaluations of patient progress and program outcomes to educate providers and refine clinical interventions.
Improve healthcare system efficiency by reducing the utilization of available resources for treating patients� identified medical conditions.
For more information call 433-1498.