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We Have Moved!

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

Welcome Maria Decker

We are delighted to have Maria Decker, ARNP, join our care team. Maria will be providing care at our Ames and Des Moines clinics.

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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.

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Join Our Support Group

Connections is a virtual support group led by one of our team members and is 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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Patient Success Stories

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

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Providing Quality and Safe Care

We perform our services to the highest standards, which is evident in our accreditations and distinctions. Our team is committed to patient safety and positive outcomes.

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Patient Stories

Nicholle had a lot of anxiety over being out in the public at her previous weight, but now she is an active part of society again. She says she's gained a whole new level of confidence and that she's the person she should have been 25 years ago. 122 lbs. lost to date*   *Individual resu...
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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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