What setsMedical Weight Loss Apart?
Our physicians and staff are committed to offering a comprehensive and individualized approach.physicians partner with each patient to develop a custom weight management program to best meet their individual needs. If you are a bit overweight or obese, take long term medications for cholesterol, blood pressure or diabetes but your doctor has nothing to offer for weight loss other than simply say "lose weight", you may want to consider W8MD!
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Is Insulin Resistance Causing Your Weight Gain?
Studies have shown that up to 70% of the United States population currently has some degree of Insulin Resistance. If you are insulin resistant, your basal insulin levels will be high. Since Insulin is the principal anabolic(body building) hormone in the body, people with insulin resistance tend to gain weight, especially in the belly and upper part of the body, one area not good for the body to have a lot of fat! As per research from Mayo Clinic and other places, belly fat produces harmful chemicals that raise body's inflammation which in turn raises the risk of many health problems including cardiovascular disease. Watch this excellent YouTube video to understand insulin resistance. Learn more..
A little weight loss goes a long way!
According to Dr. David Katz, MD, MPH, director of Yale University's Prevention Research Center and of the Yale Preventive Medicine Center -
90% of all diabetes
80% of heart disease
and 60% of cancers
Research has shown that losing 10% of your body weight - or less – can have big payoffs for your health, as reported by an article on WebMD. Some doctors have reported that they have
W8MD weight loss program reviews on Yelp:
Wonderful doctor. Speaks to me with respect and great knowledge on weight loss. Fabulous results after 2 months, I've lost 30 pounds. Highly recommend. - Mike B.