The SmartShape™ Program
SmartShape Weight Loss Centre provides the most comprehensive weight loss care in Canada. The LAP-BAND®, Gastric Sleeve, and Mini Gastric Bypass procedures are ways that can help you to achieve sustained weight loss. Our caring team of medical professionals, who specialize in the treatment of obesity, will help ensure you have success for life. At SmartShape we address both the physical and emotional aspects related to weight loss. They may include nutrition counseling, exercise, and working together to establish new behaviours and coping mechanisms. We will coach and guide you in your transformation.
Your commitment fuels your success and our team will tailor a program that you can live with.
Meet the SmartShape Team
Program Advisors and Patient Coordinators
When you connect with SmartShape you will meet our SmartShape Program Advisors as well as our Patient Coordinators. They are here to help you and are always ready to answer your questions. They will ensure you have the information you require to make your decision and then help you through the planning stages to prepare for your procedure. Our Program Advisors will be your first point of contact and our Patient Coordinators will support you through your entire weight loss journey.
Benefit from sound, nutritional strategies to help you reach your weight loss goals. You will learn how to change your eating habits and formulate a plan to achieve your healthy lifestyle goals. Have a question or need some advice? Our dietitian is available through weekly educational webinars, emails and phone calls to ensure your success.
LAP-BAND®, Gastric Sleeve and Mini Gastric Bypass Education Coaches
The SmartShape program is life changing and our LAP-BAND®, Gastric Sleeve and Mini Gastric Bypass Education Coaches will help you through your weight loss journey. Your coach will assist you in developing effective weight management techniques, such as lifestyle changes, proper nutrition and conquering emotional eating. We can help to identify obstacles to goal attainment and establish motivators to fuel your commitment. Connect via educational webinars, Skype, email and phone calls. Our goal is to give you the confidence you need to make your program work for life, and to help you reach your goals.
Our nurse specialists are always available to help you, as often and for as long as you need their help. After your procedure our nurses will give you personalized counseling on how to live after your LAP-BAND®, Gastric Sleeve, or Mini Gastric Bypass surgery. You will be in very knowledgeable hands, as all of our nurses have received specialized training in the care of bariatric patients and are able to perform band adjustments for you as needed. We are also very fortunate to have one of Canada’s first certified bariatric nurses on our team.
We welcome you to meet the members of our team!
SmartShape™ is the first weight loss clinic in Canada offering their Patients a discounted membership with Goodlife Fitness.
We have invested in your health and wellness to provide you with:
- Significant savings off regular GoodLife Fitness membership rates
- Access to over 280 GoodLife Fitness Clubs across Canada including 50 Energie Cardio Clubs in Quebec
- Corporate rate extended to 4 additional family members
- State-of-the-art cardio equipment
- All free weights and weight machines
- World-renowned Group Fitness classes
- Professionally trained staff to assist you in achieving your goals
- Towel Service (where available, except Energie Cardio)
- Child minding (available at an additional fee)
- Seeking a health or fitness assessment? Ask the club about a LifeChanger
- 24 hour locations (select clubs only)
- Access to the GoodLife Fitness Member Advantage Program – savings and special offers from over 100 popular brands
All clients in the SmartShape LAP-BAND® program will have access to LAP-BAND® Connect. This online support forum provides many resources and allows you to interact online with other SmartShape clients. Click here to learn more.
LAP-BAND® adjustments are an important part of the SmartShape LAP-BAND® program. The team at SmartShape will work with you to ensure the band is working effectively and decide when LAP-BAND® adjustments are required. To learn more about adjustments, click here.
Receive Ongoing Support!
We offer ongoing support throughout your weight loss journey and encourage our clients to make use of the many resources we provide. At SmartShape we are proud to offer:
- Personalized, comprehensive counseling including advice on nutrition, behaviour modification, physical activity and general health
- Access to SmartShape team members as often and for as long as you need; they will guide you through your weight loss journey
- Accurate progress records which are monitored using our customized LapBase database software
- LAP-BAND® adjustments that are scheduled and tailored to your needs, as required
- Access to SmartShape-trained doctors and nurses in more than 80 cities across Canada to help with post-op care and adjustments
- Access to web-based educational seminars given by medical professionals