Accelerated Medical Weight Loss Questions and Answers
Trying to lose weight on your own is an admirable but extremely challenging endeavor! When embarking on such a journey, it is essential to have a strong support team that can provide guidance and encouragement along the way. When that support team involves board-certified physicians and wellness coaches, you are on the road to success! Here at Metabolic Medical Centers, our weight loss physicians and coaches would be delighted to take you on as a client and help you achieve your weight loss goals! We serve patients from Bluffton SC, Windmill Harbor SC, Okatie SC, Pritchardville SC, and Levy SC. Call us for more information!
What is accelerated medical weight loss?
Accelerated medical weight loss refers to medically supervised weight loss programs that typically focus on metabolic healing and optimization for individual clients and patients. These programs are put together and supervised by a highly skilled and qualified team of weight loss physicians, wellness coaches, nutritionists and dieticians, and other specialists to help you lose weight efficiently, quickly, and lastingly. With such a strong support team added to expert medical guidance, accelerated medical weight loss programs are far more effective than commercialized weight loss programs that give you plenty of information but leave you to your own devices to implement it into your daily life. Furthermore, while commercialized weight loss programs offer a “one-size-fits-all” solution, accelerated medical weight loss programs are personally customized to the individual’s specific metabolic composition, medical needs, and weight loss goals!
Is accelerated weight loss safe?
When medical weight loss programs are supervised by board-certified physicians, there is no safer weight loss program option! With that in mind, to ensure that your program is as safe as possible, it is in your best interest to also ensure that the medical weight loss providers you are considering entering a weight loss program possess all of the necessary credentials, education, training, and experience. Here at Metabolic Medical Centers, our accelerated medical weight loss programs are led by board-certified physicians with a broad range of specialties and credentials, which you can view at our website’s Our Providers page!
What does an accelerated weight loss program entail?
First things first: with any accelerated medical weight loss program, an initial consultation will start things off so that your weight loss physician can develop an intimate understanding of your health, medical history, and weight loss goals. As such, this consultation will consist of questions about any medical conditions you have had or currently have, any medications you take or allergies you have, any previous surgeries or hospitalizations, your lifestyle habits, and what you hope to achieve with our accelerated medical weight loss programs. Your provider will also likely perform a physical examination, request blood work and other diagnostic tests to determine your metabolic health, identify the critical contributor to your weight gain and any medical conditions contributing to your weight gain. They may also conduct a body mass index (BMI) test, hip circumference test, waist to hip ratio test, and other such tests to determine what weight class you are in.
With the above information, your provider can begin to develop a weight loss program that is optimized to help you lose weight naturally and healthily! Your weight loss program may involve some combination of the following:
- Diet plans that avoid processed foods, are low in starchy vegetables and grains, and are high in complex carbohydrates and proteins
- Exercise regimens
- Vitamin and mineral supplements, according to any nutritional deficiencies found in your blood work
- FDA-approved appetite suppressants and prescription medicine
- Profast and Nutriplus supplements
- Metabolic repair
- Encouragement, support, guidance from wellness coaches and weight loss physicians
How fast do you lose weight with an accelerated weight loss program?
With our accelerated weight loss programs at Metabolic Medical Centers, you can expect to see results within a matter of weeks (not months!) of starting with our metabolic treatment! That said, the amount of weight each individual will lose varies from case to case, according to your particular program, any medical conditions you have, your weight loss goals, and your dedication to the program.
If you live near Bluffton, South Carolina, and think you could benefit from an accelerated medical weight loss program, we invite you to visit us at Metabolic Medical Centers! For an appointment, please call us at (843) 428-2610 or schedule one through our website. You can find our clinic at 56 Persimmon St in Bluffton, SC.