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Weight Management

Weight Management services offered in Savannah, Aubrey, TX

An estimated 32.5% of Americans are overweight and 36.5% are obese, leaving a majority of the population at increased risk for chronic disease and pain. To help you achieve a healthy body weight, Zidon Internal Medicine offers medically supervised weight management services. Obianamma Ozuah, DNP, and the medical providers create personalized diet and exercise plans that support healthy weight loss. They also offer resources that help you maintain your weight loss results. Call the office in Aubrey, Texas, today to schedule a weight management consultation or book an appointment online.

Weight Management Q & A

Why is weight management important?

Your weight plays an important role in your current and long-term health. When you’re overweight or obese, your risk increases for many types of chronic illnesses and health complications, including:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • High cholesterol
  • High blood pressure

Being overweight can also put unnecessary pressure on your joints and increase your risk for joint pain due to osteoarthritis.

However, many people struggle to lose weight on their own because they’re unsure of what diet to follow or how much exercise they need to drop excess pounds. Untreated health issues may also contribute to difficulties losing weight.

The providers at Zidon Internal Medicine offer medically supervised weight management services to help you achieve a healthy body weight and maintain your results in the long term.

What are the benefits of medically supervised weight management services?

There are many benefits to a medically supervised weight management program. The Zidon Internal Medicine providers work closely with you to create a weight loss program that works for your health and body type.

By losing even a small amount of weight, you can drastically reduce your risk factors for obesity-related diseases. You can also regain your energy levels, be more physically active, and sleep better at night.

The available weight management services focus on helping you lose weight safely over time. The providers also give you the supportive resources you need to stay on track and achieve new weight loss milestones.

What’s involved in medically supervised weight management?

During your initial weight management consultation, the Zidon Internal Medicine providers take the time to evaluate your current health and review your medical history. They can identify underlying health issues that make weight loss more difficult through a physical exam and bloodwork.

Based on your diagnostic evaluation, the providers create a diet and exercise plan that helps you lose weight gradually. They can teach you how to plan meals that are low in fat and calories and how to portion out your meals to support a healthy weight.

The weight loss specialists also help you identify lifestyle changes you can make to support your weight loss goals. These changes also make it easier for you to maintain your weight loss results in the long term.

If you need help losing weight, schedule a weight management consultation online today or call Zidon Internal Medicine to make an appointment.

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