Valley Metabolic Clinic
Comprehensive care for patients living with obesity
WELCOME TO THE VALLEY METABOLIC CLINIC!
We are passionate about caring for Nova Scotian’s who are living with weight. We are here to help you feel empowered to find your best weight and metabolic health. We are here to educate, support you in making lifestyle changes, and guide medical management.
STEP 1: OBTAIN A REFERRAL
In order to be seen in our clinic your family doctor or nurse practitioner needs to send a referral letter that should include details of your diagnosis, medical history and medications. Our fax number is 1(815) 962-2375.
STEP 2: GETTING READY FOR YOUR VISIT
We will ask you to complete a questionnaire in preparation for your consultation. In the mean time, a little homework for you to consider: What is motivating you? What is your “why?”
STEP 3: LET’S GET STARTED
You will have a consultation with Dr. Mindrum so that we have a nice understanding of your history and health status. We will discuss various resources you may want to take advantage of such as working with a dietitian or bariatric educator. We will support you in any variety of dietary approaches. Feel free to check out a few resources available to you for supporting nutrition here. We will also explore other options of medical therapy or weight loss surgery depending on the situation (see additional resources below).
STEP 4: YOUR WEIGHT LOSS JOURNEY
Everyone’s journey is different. Our aim is to support you in areas you wish to improve such as enjoying a healthful diet or increasing physical fitness. During this time you will get continued education about obesity. You will strengthen skills of how to change habits and achieve your goals. Dr. Mindrum is an obesity expert, so will help guide you in understanding and pursuing other treatment options that can include medications or weight loss surgery. The goal is to help you find your best weight where you are enjoying life to your fullest while reducing health risks or symptoms.
VALLEY METABOLIC HEALTH
SUITE 250, 21 Roy Avenue, New Minas, Nova Scotia B4N 3R7
OFFICE PHONE: (902) 915-4435
OFFICE FAX: 1(855) 962-2375