A physician-supervised medical weight loss program may be the safest and wisest way to lose weight and maintain the loss. Overweight and obesity are frequently accompanied by other medical conditions such as type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cancer and others. A bariatric physician is trained to detect and treat these conditions, which might go undetected and untreated in a non-medical weight loss program. In many cases, the drugs needed to treat these conditions will no longer be needed with successful weight loss.
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Before your first appointment for Hormone Restorative Therapy our office must have the following documentation on file. If all the documentation is not on file our doctor cannot see you for Hormone Restorative Therapy – no exceptions. Required documentation for Women: Current Mammogram report. This report must be dated less than ONE YEAR prior to your initial appointment. Current Pap Smear report. This report must be dated less than ONE YEAR prior to your initial appointment. Results of your Saliva Test. Stop by our office to purchase a saliva kit that you will mail to the lab indicated on the box. The kit must be mailed to the lab not less than 2 weeks before your appointment. You will not need an appointment to purchase your saliva kit. The cost of the saliva kit is $160.00. That includes the cost of the kit, postage and the results which will be sent to our office. Required documentation for Men: An annual physical exam dated less than ONE year prior to your initial appointment. Current PSA results with results dated less than ONE year prior to your initial appointment. If you do not have a current PSA results you can make an… Read More
Your Weight Is Important Over the past few years it has become clear that weight is an important health issue. Some people who need to lose weight for their health don’t recognize it, while others who don’t need to lose weight want to get thinner for cosmetic reasons. We understand that in some ways your… Read More
Most people who pay attention to their health would agree that what has been preached to them has always been to watch those calories, calories, calories! Cell phone apps and trackers galore exist to keep this count in check. On the other hand, macronutrient counting (tracking your carbohydrates, protein and fat) is a science when… Read More
Convenience oftentimes means compromise, which is exactly what the world of processed foods has done to the food industry. Food out of a box, on a shelf or in a can dominate grocery carts. The bottom line is that eating food that has been “altered” is a disgusting concept, but extremely popular none the less.… Read More