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W8MD corporate owned weight loss centers 

Poly-Tech Sleep & insurance Physician Weight Loss Center Philadelphia
1718, Welsh Rd, Philadelphia, PA, 19115

215-676-2334 

Our farthest patient for weight loss comes from Nassau, Bahamas! Testimonials!

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King of Prussia Weight Loss

Poly-Tech Sleep & W8MD's King Of Prussia Weight Loss Center

987 Old Eagle School Rd, Ste 712, Wayne, PA, 19087 (King of Prussia)

215-676-2334 

Our farthest patient for help losing weight comes from Delaware! Testimonials


New York City Weight Loss

W8MD's NYC medical weight loss & Sleep Clinic at Sleep Medical Associates, PLLC

2003, Bath Avenue, Brooklyn, NY, 11214. 

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718-946-5500

Our farthest weight loss patient comes from Dallas, Texas! Testimonials

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W8MD Licensed locations 

West Hempstead, NY

 

The weight loss center in New Jersey Is closed as of May 2017.

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Why lose weight?

  • Why lose weight in Philadelphia or New York? 
  • What are the benefits of losing weight with w8md weight loss program in New York City or Philadelphia?
  • What are the consequences of obesity or overweight?

Introduction on Obesity and overweight status

preventive benefits of losing weight

Obesity is a major public health problem not only in the United States, but also in countries around the world including many developing countries such as India. In the United States, obesity and overweight status combined together affects close to 70 percent of the entire population.

So, what are the costs of obesity to the individual and to the society?

According to a study from George Washington University, obesity is not just a public health problem but also a personal drag on your wallet as it has both direct and indirect costs at the individual level. 

Cost of obesity to the individual

George Washington University study shows that the annual cost of being obese is $4,879 for a woman and $2,646 for a man by factoring in obesity related costs such as employee sick days, lost productivity, even the need for extra gasoline. As obesity also leads to reduced longevity, factoring the cost of lost years of life brought women's annual obesity costs up to $8,365, and men's to $6,518.

What are the preventable health benefits associated with losing weight?

DIABETES MELLITUS OR TYPE 2 DIABETES

Research from Yale Preventive Research Center shows that up to 90 percent of diabetes is preventable with lifestyle intervention and weight loss as revealed by Dr. David Katz, MD, director of Yale Preventive Medicine Research Center as published on WebMD.

  • According to the Surgeon General, a weight gain of even a small amount of 11 to 18 pounds increases a person's risk of developing type 2 diabetes to twice that of individuals who have not gained weight.woman-depressed-about-weight
  • Research also shows that over 80% of people with diabetes are overweight or obese, and of the remaining 20 percent, most are metabolically obese meaning they have central or intra-abdominal weight leading to increased risk of diabetes.

HEART DISEASE

  • Cardiovascular diseases are undoubtedly the leading cause of death (mortality) and sickness (morbidity) in this country. Research has clearly shown and it is well accepted fact that the rate of heart disease including heart attack, congestive heart failure, sudden cardiac death, angina or chest pain, and abnormal heart rhythm etc. is increased in people who are overweight or obese defined as a body mass index of 25 or over.
  • High blood pressure is twice as common in adults who are obese than in those who are at a healthy weight.
  • Obesity is associated with elevated triglycerides (blood fat) and decreased HDL cholesterol ("good cholesterol"), factors considered part of metabolic syndrome. happy weight loss
CANCER
  • Up to 60% of cancers are considered preventable through lifestyle intervention and weight loss as overweight and obesity are associated with an increased risk for many types of cancer including endometrial cancer, colon, gall bladder, prostate, kidney, and postmenopausal breast cancer.

BREATHING PROBLEMS

  • Sleep apnea is more common in obese persons, and up to 70% of sleep apnea is attributable to being overweight or obese. The risk of asthma is also higher in people who are obese.

Other weight related problems including the following

  • Research shows that for every 2-pound increase in weight, the risk of developing arthritis is increased by 9 to 13% and losing even a small amount of weight can help improve joint function. 
  • Obesity, and particularly insulin resistance that goes along with obesity, leads to infertility issues in women due to Poly-Cystic Ovaries as a result of insulin resistance. 
  •  the risk  of gall bladder disease, incontinence, increased surgical risk, and depression.
  • An estimated 300,000 deaths per year may be attributable to obesity.
  • The risk of death rises with increasing weight.
  • Even moderate weight excess (10 to 20 pounds for a person of average height) increases the risk of death, particularly among adults aged 30 to 64 years.
  • Individuals who are obese (BMI > 30)* have a 50 to 100% increased risk of premature death from all causes, compared to individuals with a healthy weight.

BENEFITS OF WEIGHT LOSS

  • Even a small amount of weight loss of  5 to 15% of total body weight can reduce the risk factors for over 50 medical problems including diabetes, diseases, and even cancers.
  • Weight loss can improve blood pressure, reduce blood sugar, improve blood cholesterol levels, improve joint paints, prevent osteoarthritis, improve life expectancy by up to 10 years.

 How can w8md medical weight loss centers of America can help?

W8MD Medical Weight Loss Program is a medical weight loss and sleep wellness program for those that are serious about losing weight and gaining control of their weight.

We understand that losing weight and keeping it off is a challenge for many people and a physician trained in the new field of Obesity Medicine can help. That is why we are committed to our proven approach to medical weight loss using evidence based non surgical methods.

We want to give you all the tools you need to succeed in losing weight fast and safe with offices in many states in the United States.

W8MD medical weight loss centers has helped patients achieve their goals by using a an evidence based method for weight loss under the supervision of a trained weight loss or obesity medicine physician.

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Our weight loss programs in greater Philadelphia, New York City and other places can help you lose weight:

A physician-supervised diet such as the 800 plus calorie VLCD or very low calorie diets or LCD or low calorie diets.

FDA approved weight loss medications when medically appropriate,

A personally structured and administered exercise program,

Comprehensive behavior therapy, and

Ongoing weight maintenance support.

We can help you achieve long-lasting weight loss without feeling constantly hungry and deprived as we address the underlying metabolic cause of the starvation, namely insulin resistance. 

Our weight loss physicians are highly trained and respected physicians and are well versed in the medical treatment of overweight and obesity.

Our weight loss physicians oversee all our patients and helps customize their individual weight loss treatments.

We are committed to helping you lose weight as safely and efficiently as possible using evidence based, non-surgical weight loss measures for safe and effective weight loss under medical supervision.

 We also offer an affordable telemedicine program for those that do not have W8MD center near them so you can be evaluated by one of our obesity medicine physicians to understand the complex factors that lead to weight gain and to devise a non-surgical strategy to help you fight obesity. 

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Cities Served

Philadelphia weight loss centersPhiladelphiaKing Of PrussiaWarminster, Wayne, Norristown, Exton, West Chester, Lansdale, Pottstown, Bensalem, Norriton, Phoenixville, Collegeville, Ardmore, Drexel Hill, Springfield, Lansdale, Darby, Horsham, Willow Grove, Abington, Doylestown, Jenkintown etc.
New Jersey Weight Loss CentersUnion City, Jersey City, West New York
New York Weight Loss Centers Brooklyn, Staten Island, Manhattan, Long Island, West Hempstead, Franklin Square, NY, Hempstead, NY, Garden City, New Hyde Park, Uniondale, North Valley Stream,  New York City, Queens, Bronx, NYC, Bayonne
Counties Served: Philadelphia, Delaware, Chester, Bucks, Montgomery, Burlington, Kings, Richmond, Queens, Manhattan, Bronx, Nassau county NY, Hudson County, NJ

Physicians

Most physicians have nothing to offer their overweight patients other than simply say"Lose Weight!" or hand out a diet sheet.This is not useful for most patients as obesity needs a more thorough and structured approach! Physicians Be A W8MD Weight Loss Doctor

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Disclaimer

W8MD medical weight loss centers of America is designed to provide general information on our insurance physician weight loss program locations, and general weight loss information. W8MD medical weight loss website or any of our affiliated weight loss blogs is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure, or prevent any disease. Also note insurance coverage may vary based on your plan, deductibles, co-insurance etc. and our participation in your plan. Contact your insurance carrier for your coverage details. 

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