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After a combined 15 years working in the medical field, nurse practitioners Diana Gano and Kristin Cove wanted to take a different approach. Rather than focusing solely on treating patients who already have chronic health issues, they wanted to educate patients about wellness and disease prevention. At Empower Weight Loss Associates in McKinney, Texas, their dream is now a reality.
With Empower Weight Loss Associates, you’ll get a customized wellness plan designed with your current health, lifestyle, and future goals in mind.

The dedicated medical team will ensure that you’re getting the tools and support you need throughout your weight loss and wellness journey. Losing weight is about more than just slimming down; it’s a lifestyle decision that can reduce your risk of obesity-related diseases.

At Empower Weight Loss Associates, qualified nurse practitioners will accompany you every step of the way along your weight loss and wellness journey. Their office is conveniently located if you’re in McKinney, Plano, Prosper, or Frisco, Texas. All you have to do is call to schedule your first appointment.

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Diana Gano, FNP-C

Getting to your optimal wellness state is something you shouldn’t have to go through alone. When you visit with Diana Gano, FNP-C, you’ll have your very own cheerleader who will be with you every step of your journey. As a certified nurse practitioner at Empower Weight Loss Associates in McKinney, Texas, Diana can help you reach your health and wellness goals.

After completing her undergraduate degree in nursing at Texas Woman’s University (TWU) in Denton, Texas, Diana stayed at TWU for her graduate studies. She earned her master’s in family health, focusing on women’s health, overall wellness, and preventive medicine.

Diana is dedicated to helping you reach your maximum potential. Wellness isn’t just about losing a few pounds; it’s about maintaining a healthy weight and preventing diseases from occurring in the future. Since Diana offers flexible scheduling, you’ll be able to get in to see her when it’s convenient for you.

When Diana isn’t busy in the office working with patients, she loves spending time with her husband and four children. You’ll find them staying active with their dog in their neighborhood of Prosper, Texas.

Kristin Cove, FNP-BC

Kristin Cove received her bachelor’s of science degree in nursing from Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center and masters of science in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Nurses Credentialing Center and has 13 years experience as a nurse practitioner.

Kristin is a member of the Obesity Medicine Association. She has a wide range of knowledge for health and wellness and enjoys getting to know her patients to help them with individualized plans for success. She is a wife and mother of two.

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Holly Peterson, FNP-C

Holly is a native Texan and grew up in the Austin area. She received her bachelor’s of science in nursing from Baylor University, and received her master’s of science in nursing from the University of Texas at Arlington, with a post-master’s certificate in education. Holly has over 10 years of healthcare experience in a variety of different areas. She is board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner with the American Association of Nurse Practitioners. As an advanced practice provider, Holly believes in collaborating with her patients to provide individualized care. Her goal is to help her patients optimize their health and live their best lives. Her other areas of interest include patient education, health promotion, women’s health, and hormone therapy.

Outside of the office you can find Holly enjoying quality time with her husband and kids. She enjoys running and hiking, going to the movies, traveling and exploring nature.


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Our McKinney Office

Office Hours
Monday: 9 AM – 4:30 PM
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 9 AM – 4:30 PM
Thursday: 9 AM – 4:30 PM
Friday: 9 AM – 12:30 PM

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