Are you struggling with your weight and health? Take our Weight Aware risk assessment to find out if you are at risk for certain weight-related conditions. After a series of simple questions, you will receive a report of risk factors and recommendations for managing your weight and improving your health.
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Every day at UNC REX Healthcare, we're helping people on their weight loss journey. Whether through the guidance of a registered dietitian at REX Nutrition Services or through assistance in exploring bariatric surgery options, we are here to help find a solution that’s right for you.
Medical Nutrition Therapy & Counseling Services
Our REX Nutrition Services Registered Dietitians can help you develop a successful plan for weight loss, guide you through improving medical conditions through diet, or just teach general healthy eating for you and your family. Visit REX Nutrition Services for more information. Your visits may be covered by insurance.
Our Surgical Weight Loss Expertise
Weight loss surgery is a life-changing experience. At UNC REX Healthcare, we will be there for you every step of the way. See if you are a candidate by using our simple questionnaire.
UNC REX Healthcare has been recognized as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery®. Blue Distinction is a designation awarded by Blue Cross and Blue Shield companies to medical facilities that have demonstrated expertise in delivering quality healthcare. Learn more about the Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery®.
UNC REX has also been designated as a comprehensive accredited center by the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP). This national accreditation is awarded to institutions that have passed stringent quality measures and demonstrated expertise in quality care. MBSAQIP is a joint program of the American College of Surgeons and the American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery.
UNC REX has been designated as an Optum Center of Excellence and is reviewed annually to maintain this designation. Learn more on Optum's website.
Bariatric Patient Assistance Fund
The helps patients cover the extra expenses associated with weight loss surgery that insurance may not cover. Call (919) 784-7874 to Learn more about our Bariatric Patient Assistance Fund or consider giving.