According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than one-third or about 36.5% of adults in the US are obese. Obesity is “common, serious, and costly.” Furthermore, the number of obese people is expected to rise in the future with 60% of adults currently being either obese or overweight. “Obesity is the next major epidemiologic challenge facing today’s doctors, with the annual allocation of healthcare resources for the disease and related comorbidities projected to exceed $150 billion in the United States” according to information from the National Institutes of Health. With obesity being such a big issue, there are steps being taken to prevent it. Many individuals may also seek help for themselves to lose weight, avoid getting other obesity-related disease and conditions, and be in overall good health.
The Traditional Weight Loss Method
Healthcare professionals use some standard steps to help individuals lose weight. These may include setting weight loss goals, coming up with a weekly/monthly weight loss plan, changing the diet to include healthy foods and removing unhealthy foods such as soda, fast food, and other junk foods, regular exercise, and other environmental and lifestyle changes as needed. These steps may work for some people, but may not for others. Especially for those who have other medical issues, regular and/or more strenuous exercising, for example, may be a problem. For others, these steps just may not be enough to result in substantial weight loss. Then there is also the added challenge of keeping the weight off long-term. A medical weight loss program, such as the Boca Raton Medical weight loss program by VIP Medical is a serious alternative to the traditional weight loss method.
VIP Medical Weight Loss Can Help You
At VIP Boca Raton medical weight loss clinic we know that each individual is different in how they respond to any weight loss treatment. So rather than having a one-size-fits-all weight loss process, our program focuses on each individual to have a physician-monitored step-by-step program that is tailored specifically for you. Our goal at VIP is not just to have you shed off the extra pounds, but also to maintain that healthy weight in the future.
As a new patient, we schedule an initial consultation for you with our on-site physician, who will be able to answer all your questions and help you feel comfortable with the whole process. The physician will also go over your medical history and weight loss goals. Once you start on our weight loss program, we will guide you every step of the way by having you meet weekly with our physician and experienced medical team. With our weight loss program, you also get customized meal and exercise plans. Counseling and nutritional guidance are also an important part of our program. Losing weight can be quite a challenge. To keep going until you reach your weight loss goal requires motivation and support.
At VIP Boca Raton medical weight loss, we understand the importance of providing this support. We set up individual counseling and motivate you every step of the way so that your weight loss journey becomes easier. Pharmaceutical appetite suppressants as well as injections that aid with weight loss may also be used in your weight loss process. Our exclusively formulated nutritional supplements and dietary products manufactured under strict guidelines and quality control are also available for clients to take advantage of. On an average, our patients lose 5-7 pounds in the first week of following our program.
Then you can expect to lose 2-4 pounds each week after that. However, no two individuals are alike, and results vary to some degree from person to person. Our goal is not just to make you lose weight, but more importantly, give you the tools to live a healthy lifestyle so that you can keep the weight off for years to come.
Just check out the weight loss page of our website for more information, and take your first steps to becoming a healthier you! While there, you can also see client success stories, read our blog, see helpful tips, view a listing of our products, and find our contact information.