Middlesex Weight Management
Are you tired of not succeeding in your weight loss goals? Have you gained weight during the pandemic because of changes in your levels of stress, exercise and eating habits? Do you have a body mass index (BMI) of 25 to 40 kg/m²? If you’ve answered “yes” to these questions, we invite you to speak with Dr. Gail Herzig, MD and Maglenes Hoogasian, NP to explore if the Plenity Weight Loss program is right for YOU.
Plenity is an aid for weight management in adults who are overweight or obese. For those looking for an effective weight management option that is not a drug or stimulant and has negligible side effects. Plenity may be right for you!
Made from two naturally derived building blocks – cellulose and citric acid, Plenity’s effectiveness has been demonstrated in multiple clinical studies and is:
- Not absorbed systemically
- Eliminated in the same manner as food.
- Taken twice/daily by mouth, 20 minutes before lunch in dinner. For best results, Plenity is taken
with 16 ounces of water.
- Indicated to assist in weight management in overweight and obese adults when used in
conjunction with diet and exercise.
- Not habit-forming or addictive
In a year-long pivotal trial, people who remained on Plenity were able to lose weight and keep it off! To learn more about Plenity and our other Weight Management Programs, call our office today at (978) 429-2001. Let us guide you on your journey to success in a safe, judgement-free zone.Learn More
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Maglenes Hoogasian, NP
Maglenes Hoogasian is a Nurse Practitioner, board certified in Family Medicine. Prior to joining Middlesex Digestive Health & Endoscopy Center, Maglenes practiced in Pulmonary Medicine and Urgent Care in Worcester, MA. A former respiratory therapist and a devoted registered nurse for over 25 years, she received her Master of Science in nursing from Regis College in 2013. A member of the Obesity Medicine Association (OMA) and with her advanced training in obesity medicine, she has the knowledge to prevent, educate, and reverse obesity by promoting healthier lifestyles. As a Nurse Practitioner , she can assess, investigate, and diagnose to provide care and treatment while working collaboratively with the physicians in the practice. Maglenes received “Likelihood of Recommending Care Provider” in the National Benchmarking database in 2018. She is a member of the Massachusetts Gastroenterology Association.
Jennifer Navaroli, MPH, RD, LDN Registered Dietitian, Licensed Dietitian
Jennifer is a Registered Dietitian with a passion for public health and wellness. Prior to joining Middlesex Weight Management. Jennifer spent five years working As Case Manager/Registered Dietitian for Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. In the years proceeding, Jennifer worked for WIC Nutritionist South where she provided nutrition care to high and low risk women, infants.
Jennifer received her bachelor’s in science at Framingham State University and her Master’s in public health in nutrition at University of Massachusetts Amherst. She did her dietetic internship at UMass extension with a food service systems rotation at Harvard University. Jennifer believes that nutrition is the core of a healthy life and that every person is entitled to the information and support that can contribute to improving their wellbeing.
Faustina Welch is the program coordinator and social media manager for Middlesex Weight Management. Her passion for creative Public Relations has made her an ideal choice for the programs social outreach aspect; crafting media that is as fun as it is informative across platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, and Tik Tok. Faustina also organizes and produces material for the programs projects and functions, acts a contact between program affiliates and manages the deadlines of program projects. As the program coordinator her self-motivation and leadership skills make her a valuable asset to the team.