Welcome to Weight Management Partners, Inc.

We believe that obesity stems from a mismatch between our ancient bodies and our modern environment. After weight loss, an understanding of why the body regains and how to avoid relapse is crucial. We focus on maintenance, up-to-date education and on a Primarian eating style: a primal-diet variant which is low in carbohydrate and fats and high in protein, fruits and vegetables. If you are ready to improve your quality of life….join us!!

Daniel J. Abood, DO

Medical Director

Dr. Abood has been practicing internal medicine for 19 years in the Cleveland area. Born and raised in Cleveland, he is married and has four daughters. He graduated from Columbia University with a degree in Biology, medical school at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine, and completed his residency in internal medicine at the Cleveland Clinic Foundation. Dr. Abood welcomes the opportunity to help patients control their weight-related illnesses and attain their weight loss goals.


Darlene Paluf, RDN, LD

Registered Dietitian/Nutritionist, Program Director

Darlene began her interest in medical weight management in 1984 as the nutrition director of the original Mt. Sinai Optifast program in Cleveland. In this capacity, she had the opportunity to work with the three physicians who invented Optifast and pioneered its use. We can truly say that Darlene’s experience with Optifast is more than most other programs nationally.

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