Weight Management Service

Aisling Snedker RD is one of only twelve private Dietitians licenced to deliver the Counterweight programme of weight management in Ireland. Please contact Aisling at clinicaldietitian.ie for details of her clinics at Galway Bay Medical Centre

Counterweight Ireland provides evidence-based solutions for weight management. Counterweight, Counterweight Plus and Counterweight Families are delivered by our network of twelve private Dietitians and in three leading private hospitals: The Galway Clinic, The Limerick Clinic and The Bons Secours Hospital Cork.

Through our network, Counterweight provides access to evidence based weight management programmes in ten counties in Ireland and to companies throughout Ireland.

Counterweight research began in 2000 involving collaboration between seven UK Universities. The Robert Gordon University operated and developed the programme for over 12 years and the research led to the refinement and delivery of the programmes in the National Health Service in Scotland and England.

The Counterweight Programme:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Proven to achieve medically significant 5-10% weight loss and maintenance at 12 months
It is a structured weight management solution delivered over a 12-month period
Cost €575* for one to one appointments or €375* in a group delivery.
*Health Insurance companies offer various levels of cover for Dietetic consultations, please consult your provider or contact us with your policy details and we can advise on the rebate available to you.

Counterweight Plus:

A non surgical weight management solution for individuals with greater weight loss need, i.e. greater than 15kg for individuals with a BMI >30 kg/m*
This programme involves a total diet replacement phase over 12 weeks, followed by stepped, structured food reintroduction and then a weight maintenance phase over 12-months.
Weight loss of >15 kg or 15% has been shown to contribute to normailsing blood Glucose and Insulin in patients with type 2 diabetes. (JAMA 2008; 299 316-323)
Cost €2,200* for 12 weeks of Total Diet replacement supplies and 20 appointments with a Dietitian over one year.
*Health Insurance companies offer various levels of cover for Dietetic consultations, please consult your provider or contact us with your policy details and we can advise on the rebate available to you.

Counterweight Families (available October 2014):

 

A Structured one year solution for adults and children delivered over 12-months
10 appointments over one year with an experienced Dietitian helps the family bring about changes for life.
Cost €895* for a minimum of one adult and one child, ideally the whole family partakes.
*Health Insurance companies offer various levels of cover for Dietetic consultations, please consult your provider or contact us with your policy details and we can advise on the rebate available to you.

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