4200 Northside Pkwy, Bldg 8, Ste 200
Atlanta, GA 30327 Surgery Center of Atlanta
4200 Northside Pkwy, Bldg 8, Ste 100
Atlanta, GA 30327
Medical weight loss, also known as physician supervised weight loss, is a non-surgical option for those who do not qualify for bariatric surgery, those who wish to lose between 10 and 30% of their excess body weight or bariatric surgery patients who wish to enhance their weight loss after surgery. A medical weight loss program is generally more effective than dieting and exercising unsupervised at home, because it not only offers the patient an effective diet and exercise plan, but it is also meant to train the patient to maintain a significant lifestyle change.
One of the reasons why unsupervised diet and exercise plans are generally ineffective over the long-term is because patients look to them as a quick fix. A medical weight loss program on the other hand presents the theory and research behind lifestyle change along with techniques to ensure patients keep it up over the long-term. The weight loss center staff will also offer tips, tricks and advice to make dieting an exercising fun, a key to long-term success.
Further, having the supervision and support of a well-trained staff, with expertise in non-surgical weight loss, can be exactly what the patient needs to give them the confidence to remain motivated.
Physician supervised weight loss programs come in many shapes and sizes. Typically, there are 30 60 or 90 day programs that may or may not include real-life training such as grocery store shopping trips or trips to the gym or exercise class. No matter where the program, it is important that potential patients interview the weight loss team. Remember weight loss journeys are very personal and you should feel a bond with the team around you.
To learn more about the Peachtree Surgical & Bariatrics medical weight loss program we encourage you to navigate our website or give us a call.