Weight Loss | Addison Internal Medicine

Medically Supervised Weight Loss

More Americans than ever before are classified as obese or morbidly obese. It is a medical condition where excess body fat begins to have adverse effects on a person’s health.

While being obese leads to numerous health problems, this condition can be corrected. Obesity is the leading preventable cause of death in North America.

Tired of Failed Diets?

We recognize that most patients who seek our care for weight loss have tried and failed many times on their own to lose weight. We understand. Our doctors at Addison Internal Medicine offer medically supervised weight loss care. While diet, exercise, and behavioral changes are the primary ways to manage weight loss, there are other key services we offer that help patients lose weight. Those key services are:

  • Nutrition
  • Counseling
  • Medications

Because we are a medical clinic, the weight loss medications we provide are FDA approved and are DEA regulated.

Gastric Bypass Surgery

For those considering gastric bypass surgery, our doctors offer pre and post-operative care. The success rate for Gastric Bypass can increase by preparing for surgery and having a plan after surgery. Often, a surgeon will recommend some weight loss prior to surgery. Our doctors can offer medically supervised weight loss to help you achieve the goals set prior to surgery. After the surgery is performed, it is important to get your body nutritionally healthy and strong. We work with patients to put together an appropriate nutrition and exercise plan before surgery and after surgery.

Schedule an Appointment

Our doctors are accepting new patients. To schedule your appointment with one of our doctors, contact our team in Addison at 972-733-3090.

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