Weight loss is no easy task, but you don’t have to struggle to lose weight on your own. At Joel Wellness Clinic in Livonia and Saline, Michigan, Binju Joel, MD, and her experienced team offer medical weight loss to help you reach and maintain your goal weight for life. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book a consultation online today.
Medical weight loss at Joel Wellness Clinic consists of a medically supervised program to assist you in losing weight. All diets work and all diets fail, however, Dr. Joel will works her patients in developing a dietary plan that is suitable for their lifestyle, which is a key factor in maintaining the weight loss. They develop custom meal plans, including dietary supplements and weight loss medications, to simplify weight loss. They also help you manage any chronic diseases you may have.
Some of the many benefits associated with medical weight loss at Joel Wellness Clinic include:
Reaching an ideal weight can help you look better, feel better, and gain the self-confidence you desire. Joel Wellness Clinic offers virtual telehealth appointments for added patient convenience. Regular follow-up, documentation of weight changes in numbers and graphs, and adherence to the diet and exercise plan developed in collaboration with the patients are important in long-term weight loss.
During your first weight loss appointment at Joel Wellness Clinic, friendly staff members assess your weight, height, body mass index (BMI), pulse, blood sugar, blood pressure, and other vital signs.
Dr. Joel completes a physical examination to evaluate your overall health, wellness, and chronic disease risk factors. In addition, she reviews your medical history, medications, and symptoms, as well as your usual diet and exercise patterns. The Joel Wellness Clinic team also offers body composition analyses.
Dr. Joel develops a custom weight loss plan based on your long-term goals, lifestyle, and food preferences. Your medical weight loss program may consist of:
Weight loss medications or hormones can reduce your appetite, boost your metabolism, help you maintain lean muscle, and enhance fat burning. In addition, behavioral change therapy is an excellent way to change your mindset, habits, attitude, and weight loss strategy.
You will be able to purchase meal replacement items through Joel Wellness Clinic.
The time it takes you to lose weight depends on your starting weight and your weight loss goals. You can expect to lose 1-5 pounds per week, at least initially, with weight loss generally tapering off over time until you reach your desired weight. As weight loss results may vary based a particular patient’s genetics, time availability and physical limitation like joint pains. Dr. Joel will develop a mutually agreeable time period to reach the target weight loss.
Dr. Joel also will take initiative to decrease or eliminate obesogenic medications if medically indicated and will suggest meds that are not obesogenic in their place. Also Dr. Joel is well-versed in all the newer pharmacotherapy available for weight loss including the GLP-1 agonists.
Don’t settle for being overweight or obese when medical weight loss is a highly effective solution. Call the Joel Wellness Clinic office to schedule an appointment or book one online today.