Medical Weight Loss

Using medication for weight loss is an option if you seek to lose weight.

With the proper guidance and support from our bariatric specialists, you can find a medical weight loss solution that aligns with your preferences and needs.

A weight loss program based on medications can help you to lose weight. However, doctors often combine other types of treatments with medications.

Take a holistic and tailored approach to weight management to empower you to safely achieve your weight-loss goals.

What is Medical Weight Loss?

In most cases, medical weight loss is a scientifically designed, physician-supervised approach to losing weight effectively and safely.

Unlike fad diets or quick-fix solutions, medical weight loss programs are tailored to your unique needs and are based on medical evidence and professional expertise. This may include a medically supervised nutritional program with prescription medications.

These programs address physical aspects of weight loss and underlying factors contributing to weight gain, such as metabolism, genetics, and lifestyle.

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Who Is Qualified for Medical Weight Loss?

A medically supervised weight loss program is ideal for individuals who:

  • Need to lose under 40 pounds.
  • Don't qualify for or prefer not to undergo bariatric surgery.
  • Lack of insurance coverage or cannot afford bariatric surgery.
  • Require a 3–6-month diet mandated by their insurance before bariatric surgery.
  • Need to lose weight as a prerequisite for surgery, as advised by their physician.

Medical weight loss services are designed to cater to a wide range of needs and circumstances.

This ensures you receive the support and guidance you need to achieve your weight loss goals safely and effectively.

Consult with your doctor if you think you may be qualified for medical weight loss.

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Who Can Prescribe Medical Weight Loss?

Weight loss medications can be prescribed by doctors or physician assistants, regardless of specialty.

Your provider will conduct a thorough evaluation of your medical history, current health status, and weight loss goals before determining the most suitable medication or program for you.

You should always consult with your health care provider about diet or lifestyle changes to ensure you are receiving the best possible treatment.

How Do Weight Loss Medications Work?

Weight loss medications are a valuable tool for medical weight loss. They work in various ways, including:

  1. Appetite Suppression: Some medications help control your appetite, making it easier to consume fewer calories and resist cravings.
  2. Fat Absorption Inhibition: Certain medications interfere with the body's ability to absorb dietary fat, reducing overall calorie intake.
  3. Metabolism Boost: Other medications can increase your metabolism, helping you burn calories more efficiently.

These medications are typically prescribed with dietary modifications and lifestyle changes.

What Are the Results of Medical Weight Loss?

Individual results may vary, but medical weight loss has been shown to yield significant and sustainable weight loss.

The combination of medical supervision, personalized treatment plans, weight loss medications, and nutritional support can lead to improved health, increased energy levels, and enhanced overall well-being.

Medical weight loss can also help reduce the risk of obesity-related health issues, such as diabetes, heart disease, and joint problems.

The loss of excess body weight can also help you improve or manage conditions such as diabetes.

Don't let excess weight hold you back any longer. With the right guidance and support, you can achieve the results you've always wanted.

Find a provider near you to start the journey to a healthier, more vibrant life.