Frequently Asked Questions for Medical Weight Loss
How much weight can I lose?
It depends on your original weight and how much you want to lose.
Individuals expect to lose 1-4 Pounds / week, or an average of 2% of your weight per week.
How long is the program?
It depends on the amount of weight to lose and the desired speed of loss.
Average program will take 3-4 months.
What medication is prescribed for weight loss?
We prescribe FDA approved appetite suppressant, In addition to vitamin injections to boost energy.
How much is the cost of the medication?
The cost of vitamin injections is included in your visit fees.
You will be given a prescription for appetite suppressant to buy from your pharmacy. Generic appetite suppressants cost as little as $25 a month but newer brand-name medications are more expensive.
Give me more details about your program?
First visit include: Evaluation by physician, to review your history and examine you, EKG to assess your heart, Blood test to assess your thyroid, and to test for diabetes and evaluate your cholesterol levels also to assess your kidney and liver functions.
Evaluation of your Weight and BMI .
You will receive printed information about healthy life style, diet plan and exercises.
Prescription for appetite suppressant.
Does my insurance cover weight loss programs?
We accept most PPO insurances. Insurance coverage of weight loss services is variable, it depends on your insurance policy and if you have any medical problems arising from your weight and how much your weight / BMI. Please contact your insurance company directly before your first visit to know if they will pay for your weight loss services.
How old do you have to be to participate in your weight loss programs?
We treat 18 year olds and older.
How to maintain my weight after the program?
We will help you with nutritional guidance and behavioral modification and planning to change your life style/ eating and exercise habits throughout the program.
What are your hours of operation?
We're open Monday-Thursday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Friday from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Saturday from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm