Weight Loss


Obesity is a chronic disease and a major health care issue. Approximately 61 percent of American adults are overweight and are at an increased risk of an array of medical problems and life-threatening diseases including:

  • Diabetes
  • High blood pressure
  • Elevated blood cholesterol
  • Heart disease
  • Lung disease
  • Stroke
  • Gallbladder disease
  • Liver disease
  • Joint disease
  • Sleep disorders
  • Cancer

In addition, obesity contributes to impaired quality of life.

Bear Lake Memorial Hospital is dedicated to the medical and surgical management of obesity. We are also proud to sponsor Absolute Fitness in Montpelier to help you  set and achieve your fitness goals on your own terms.