Did you know that there is currently only one obesity medicine physician for every 100,000 people in the US? Most medical associations now classify obesity as a chronic disease. Obesity is associated with many disease like diabetes, high blood pressure. acid reflux disease, joint pains, and even many cancers. Therefore, it is important to see a physician who has expertise in treating both obesity and its associated diseases. Dr. Patel is has expertise in both of these area as she is board certified in Obesity Medicine and Family Medicine. Dr. Patel does not rely on fads or gimmicks, but rather on proven scientific weight loss methods. At Physicians Premiere Weight & Wellness Center, we focus on helping you reach a healthy weight loss goal and then showing you how to keep it off!
Who Does Medical Weight Loss Benefit?
Medical weight loss is a treatment that can benefit anyone who’s focused on boosting their health while losing weight. According to USPSTF, the United States Preventive Services Task Force, annual weight screenings should be part of the annual health treatments received by adults. Those who experience the greatest benefit are those with a BMI rating of 30 or more, as reducing weight in these individuals can help prevent serious health conditions resulting from obesity. Those who have a BMI of greater than 30 are at greater risk for:
- Metabolic Syndrome
- High Cholesterol
- Heart Disease
- Sleep Apnea
- Type 2 Diabetes
These are a few of the more than growing list of many conditions known to be associated with. Getting help from professionals like Dr. Patel can help you do more than just look great; you’ll experience prolonged good health by dropping extra weight.
Why Get Medical Weight Loss Help?
While many patients try to manage their own weight through diet and exercise alone, success rates are low. By getting the assistance of a medical weight loss professional, you’ll have a plan put together that’s personalized to your lifestyle. The initial assessment includes a medical exam, pertinent lab work, EKG, body composition analysis, and a metabolic test. We offer several different weight loss plans that can be combined with FDA approved medications to produce the best possible results under the guidance of a physician. Many patients report feeling inspired and in control of their weight and health when working with a medical professional as they fully understand the steps they’re taking to improve their health. Diet and exercise are essential, but knowing how they benefit you on a medical level adds a sense of purpose to the efforts.
If you’ve been struggling with weight loss and want to get help from a professional that’s been getting consistent results for their patients, it’s time to call Physicians Premiere Weight & Wellness Center at 703-783-5673. Our team has been helping patients at its Ashburn, VA location, and is ready to accept new patients looking for a healthier life. Call today and schedule an appointment for an exam and consultation with Dr. Patel.