Frequently Asked Questions
What is the cost of the program?
The cost of the program will vary depending on your individual needs. Typical range is from $100-$250 per month. That is as little as $3.30 per day.
We understand cost is an important factor when choosing a program, and that is why we keep our cost reasonable. We will work with you in any way we can to make our program affordable for you because we know how much you can benefit from working with us.
Nutrition counseling can be a very cost-effective investment in your long-term health. If better nutrition enables you to lower your blood pressure or cholesterol, or get your weight in check, it can potentially save you thousands of dollars in medications and other care down the road.
What supplements do you use?
We have chosen to utilize supplements to compliment your program produced by a company called Cornerstone Wellness MD. Their supplements have been developed exclusively for physicians, with a team of internists, endocrinologists, bariatricians and Ph.D. level dieticians to address the particular metabolic aberrations seen in metabolic syndrome and excess adiposity. They have been utilized by hundreds of physicians treating thousands of patients and their efficacy and safety is unquestionable.
Learn more about our supplements here.
What are typical results that patients see?
Although it is difficult to predict how much weight you will lose, the goal of our program is to maximize fat loss and preserve lean body mass. Generally patients will see 1-4 pounds per week of fat loss. With fat loss, patients are able to reduce and eliminate the use of pharmaceutical medication. We work closely with you to make sure the weight you are losing is, in fact, fat and that you are maintaining optimal health and energy levels throughout the program.
How often will I come in for visits?
We typically will see patients every 2 weeks for the first 1-2 months and then after your 2nd month, we generally see you every 3-4 weeks. Each patient is unique and has different needs, so we will work with you and create your follow-up appointments that will suit you the best.
What makes your program unique?
Our program is a medically supervised weight management program available only through physicians. The program offers a safe and sensible approach to help you gradually lose excess body fat while preserving muscle (lean body mass). You’ll follow a moderately-reduced calorie plan with healthy, wholesome everyday foods from your grocery store, coupled with delicious, high-protein meal replacement shakes provided by your physician. The program also includes clinically proven nutraceutical supplements specifically formulated to stabilize blood sugar levels, reduce hunger cravings and stimulate fat loss.