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We Have Moved!

We have moved! Our new location is 5901 Thornton Ave. Des Moines, IA 50321

Register Now for Our Online Class

Beginning the weight loss surgery process begins by watching our free, online weight loss surgery class. Register now to take the first step in your weight loss journey.

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Annual Celebration Walk

Our annual Celebration Walk will be held at Ada Hayden Park in Ames, Iowa on May 6, 2023.

Join Our Monthly Connections Group

Connections is a monthly group designed to provide answers, develop solutions, and build community. Learn more with the link below or register on our events calendar.

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Create Your Own Success

Weight loss isn't about before and after, it's a journey.  Begin your journey with us, and we'll be with you every step of the way.

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Telehealth Appointments Now Available

Telehealth puts a new spin on house calls, letting us bring healthcare to your home.

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Center of Excellence

We perform our services to the highest standards and offer the best facilities and patient satisfaction which is evident in our accreditations and distinctions.

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Body Composition Scales

Proudly offering access to body composition analysis via our body composition scales located at both our Belmond and West Des Moines offices.

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Patient Stories

Brad was having trouble just walking to the mailbox, and his overall outlook wasn't great. Since having weight loss surgery, he is walking 8 - 10 miles per day, and he's in a better place emotionally. Brad's only regret is not having the surgery sooner! 194 lbs. lost to da...
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From Our Blog

November 4, 2022
Weight Regain After Bariatric Surgery

One of the most common concerns for patients following bariatric surgery is weight regain. Many people fear they’ve done something wrong when they notice the number on the scale beginning to tick...

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