Step 1 – Bariatric GP

New Beginnings*

  • Body composition analysis

  • Goal setting

  • Review of medical history

  • Discuss the most effective treatment options for weight loss

  • Create a personalised treatment plan

  • Commence weight loss medications if appropriate

Step 2 – Bariatric GP or Dietician

Control of Hunger and Cravings

  • Weight loss can be easy when you’re not hungry

  • Getting started on a dietary plan for maximal weight loss

  • Commence weight loss medications if appropriate

Step 3 – Bariatric GP

Metabolic Reset

  • Understand how weight is controlled by the brain and how to keep weight off long term

  • Adjust weight loss medications if used

  • Review pathology results

Step 4 – Bariatric GP

Dealing with Emotional Eating

  • Learn how to overcome emotional eating

  • Care for your emotional health

  • Referrals as required e.g. Psychologist

  • Review diet and medications as needed

Step 5 – Bariatric GP or Dietician

You’re half way there!

  • Eating doesn’t have to feel restrictive for weight loss

  • Review of diet to ensure it is enjoyable, nutritionally
    complete and remains suitable for weight loss

  • Adjust diet as necessary

Step 6 – Bariatric GP

Getting Moving

  • No boot camps just movement for health

  • Formulate an achievable exercise plan

  • Refer to exercise physiologist if needed

  • Review diet and medications as needed

Step 7 – Bariatric GP

Weight loss doesn’t have to be hard!

  • Review dietary plan

  • Review medical conditions

  • Adjust weight loss medications if used

Step 8 – Bariatric GP or Dietician

Food for Life

  • Change of dietary plan if further weight loss needed

  • Develop a maintenance plan if goal weight achieved

Step 9 – Bariatric GP

Body Composition*

  • See how far you’ve come!

  • Body composition analysis

  • Blood pressure and measurements

  • Referrals for repeat blood tests for last visit

Step 10 – Bariatric GP

Time to Celebrate


  • Review blood tests

  • Review of maintenance strategies

  • Develop maintenance plan or 2nd stage
    if further weight loss desired or required

*Indicates in person appt required, the remainder may be telehealth