Center for Medical Weight Loss and Metabolic Control
We offer three medically supervised weight management programs that can be tailored to meet your needs. Each of the programs includes:
- Individual consultation with a physician at each visit
- Body composition analysis
- Dietary and exercise recommendations
- Behavior modification, stress management and sleep tips
- A personalized ‘Healthy Lifestyle’ guide book
- NutriMed diet supplements (for purchase)*
*TNT and VLCD programs only
Healthy Eating & Lifestyle Program (HELP)The HELP Program promotes the development of healthy eating patterns and lifestyle changes for safe and steady weight loss. The program provides one-on-one lifestyle education as well as exercise and counseling to help you lose weight, improve your health and develop new skills and habits to manage your weight in the future. Some patients may be prescribed an FDA-approved appetite suppressant medication while on this program.
HELP is a six-month program. The first three visits are two weeks apart, followed by monthly visits. Average weight loss is one to two pounds per week.
Trim & Tone (TNT) Program
This six-week program is specially created to help overcome the abnormally slow metabolism of an obese patient, or can be used to lower the body mass index (BMI) of someone who is only looking to shed 10 to 15 pounds. Patients will be prescribed specially formulated nutritional supplements high in protein and fortified with vitamins and minerals for use as meal replacements. It is recommended that patients follow up with HELP for six weeks after completing the TNT program.
Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) Program
The VLCD program provides rapid weight loss for obese patients. Due to its intensity, a physician specially trained in bariatric medicine will monitor all VLCD patients. Patients are prescribed specially formulated nutritional supplements for use as meal replacements. The program provides one-on-one lifestyle education as well as exercise and counseling to help you lose weight, improve your health and develop new skills and habits to manage your weight in the future.