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Wellness & Weight Management Care

Enrollment Services

Wellness & Weight Management Care 

The Wellness & Weight Management Care program offers health and effective medical treatment for weight loss. This program is designed for individuals who suffer from chronic conditions related to obesity and difficulty losing weight, including diabetes, hypertension and osteoarthritis. Recent innovations in the development of safe and effective weight loss drugs have allowed medical providers to help patients lose weight and maintain weight loss, while simultaneously treating many chronic conditions. Via Care is proud to bring these life-saving treatment options to its patient base.  

Enrollment in Wellness & Weight Management Care includes regular visits with a provider specializing in weight loss medications and the treatment of chronic conditions associated with weight gain. Group classes focused on nutrition and healthy habits will provide an additional layer of support for those undergoing treatment. 

Who is this program for?

This program is designed to treat individuals who have a difficult time losing weight and suffer from chronic conditions like: 

  • Diabetes 

  • Obesity 

  • Hypertension 

  • Osteoarthritis 

Your Via Care primary care provider can help you determine if this program is right for you.  

What does the program include?

Wellness & Weight Management Care is overseen by Dr. Enrique Gonzalez, MD. All patients will participate in regular appointments with Dr. Gonzalez focused on medication management and monitoring your weight loss.  

 

In addition to individual appointments, Via Care offers a weekly support group focused on nutrition and healthy habits for diabetics and those undergoing weight loss treatment. Support group topics include: 

  • Portion control

  • Cholesterol 

  • Diabetes 

  • High blood pressure 

  • Benefits of weight loss 

Our Wellness & Weight Management Care group sessions happen every Wednesday from 10:30am-11:30am at Via Care's Cesar Chavez location - 4755 East Cesar E. Chavez Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90022. Program participants are asked to attend one group session per month for their first 6 months. A brief introduction to the program will be covered in every session for any new members attending. 

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Access to Weight Loss Medications

As part of Wellness & Weight Management Care, many common weight loss drugs will be available for a low cost at the Via Care Pharmacy.  

 

Visit the Via Care Pharmacy at:  

615 S. Atlantic Blvd.  

Los Angeles, CA 90022 

(323) 268-9191 

 

Free delivery is available to seniors 65 or older within 5 miles of the pharmacy. Contact the pharmacy to arrange.  

What does the program include?

Via Care accepts all patients regardless of insurance or financial status. We offer a sliding fee discount schedule to all patients for all services. We also accept various forms of insurance, including: 

  

  • Medi-Cal 

  • Medicare 

  • Covered CA 

  • Medi-Medi 

  • Child Health & Disability Prevention 

  • Family PACT 

  • Private Insurance 

  

Via Care also offers insurance enrollment or renewal services. Ask to speak with an enrollment specialist by calling (323) 268-9191.  

Meet Dr. Enrique Gonzalez

Dr. Enrique Jose Gonzalez, MD, is the leading provider for Wellness & Weight Management Care. Dr. Gonzalez comes to Via Care with over 30 years of experience as a family medicine provider in the East Los Angeles area. His experience treating chronic conditions like diabetes and hypertension has made him a leading community resource for weight management and treating chronic health issues related to obesity and difficulty losing weight.  

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