Woodbridge, VA – Medi-Weightloss® is opening another location soon at 14330 Gideon Drive, Woodbridge, VA. Franchise owners Christy and Christian Harshberger will be taking new patients starting September 5, 2017.
Recent statistics from the Centers for Disease Control show that 29 percent of adults in Virginia are affected by obesity. Being overweight and having obesity increase your chances of developing other health complications, such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, arthritis, and several types of cancers. The best way to reduce these risks is by losing weight.
Medi-Weightloss® Woodbridge will be available as a resource that patients can use to lose weight and improve their health.
About Medi-Weightloss® Woodbridge Staff and Owner
Christy Harshberger, MSN-FNP, Owner
Christy Harshberger is a board certified Family Nurse Practitioner credentialed through the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) and a member of the Sigma Theta Tau National Honor Society. Christy graduated with honors from Texas A&M University earning her Bachelor of Science in Nursing. Christy is also a graduate of George Washington’s Family Nurse Practitioner program where she obtained her Master of Science in Nursing.
Christy has worked continuously as a nurse since 2005. Her diverse clinical experience includes family medicine, geriatrics, hospice, and emergency medicine, but she found her niche through helping patients lose weight.
As an avid animal lover, she enjoys spending time with her horses, goats, dogs, cats, chickens, and guinea fowl on her farm in Nokesville, VA. She is also a proud Marine Corps wife and has two wonderful children.
Jasmine Braga, Office Manager
Jasmine Braga is a health coach with a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from Virginia Tech and master’s degree in medical science from the University of South Florida. Jasmine has been providing nutrition counseling since 2013, and has helped people not only lose weight, but also most importantly keep the weight off. As a supportive mentor and wellness specialist, she works with patients to help them feel their best through nutrition counseling and life changes. Instead of advocating one diet or way of exercising, she believes in individualized wellness programs to meet each patient’s needs. Jasmine also believes in practicing a healthy and balanced lifestyle. She enjoys hiking, cooking, and painting. She resides in Fairfax, VA with her husband and several cuddly cats.
Established in 2005, Medi-Weightloss® offers a physician-supervised weight loss program. Physicians and medical professionals provide individualized care based on patient’s goals, health, and medical history. The program includes weekly consultations that focus on nutrition, lifestyle, and exercise. In addition to weight loss programs for adults that have resulted in more than 3 million pounds lost nationwide, Medi-Weightloss® has specialized weight loss programs for adolescents and diabetics. The company also offers a Corporate Wellness Program, InterActive Exercise, and Signature Supplements & Products. Currently, there are over 130 franchises sold in 31 states.
The Woodbridge office will soon be welcoming new patients.
14330 Gideon Drive
Woodbridge, VA 22192