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Medically Supervised Weight Loss

Wesley Chapel Internal Medicine and Pediatrics

Comprehensive Family Medicine & Aesthetic & Wellness Clinic located in Seven Oaks Professional Park, Wesley Chapel, FL

At Wesley Chapel Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, internal medicine specialist Manish Shah, MD, focuses on preventive care services to protect your long-term health. Dr. Shah offers medically supervised weight loss programs to help you lose weight efficiently and safely. He tailors a treatment plan to your weight loss goals and offers support through every step of your journey. Schedule an appointment to discuss the benefits of a medically supervised weight loss program by calling the office in Wesley Chapel, Florida, or by requesting an appointment online today.

Medically Supervised Weight Loss Q & A

What is medically supervised weight loss?

Medically supervised weight loss is an effective way to achieve your weight loss goals under the close supervision of an experienced physician, like Dr. Shah. This type of program is especially beneficial if you haven’t had success losing weight on your own.

The program involves a customized treatment plan that takes into account the many aspects of your life that contribute to your weight, including your:

  • Age
  • Lifestyle
  • Occupation
  • Family history
  • Underlying health issues

After he reviews your health history, diet, and typical daily routine, Dr. Shah can design a program that focuses on a safe, gradual weight loss with realistic goals and long-lasting results.

Why should I consider a medically supervised weight loss program?

If you’re struggling to lose weight due to existing health issues or other factors, Dr. Shah can help you achieve your weight loss goals to boost your overall health and your satisfaction with your appearance.

Maintaining a healthy weight is vital to protecting your long-term health and preventing a variety of chronic diseases like:

  • Cancer
  • Heart disease
  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Metabolic disorders

A healthy weight also reduces the stress on your joints to reduce your risk of developing chronic pain and conditions like arthritis.

What happens in a medically supervised weight loss program?

At Wesley Chapel Internal Medicine and Pediatrics, Dr. Shah offers a variety of services to assist you in healthy weight loss.

To start, Dr. Shah takes the time to discuss your weight loss goals, your diet, and your lifestyle. He also reviews your personal and family medical history to determine what you need to lose weight.

Your program may involve changes to your diet to ensure your limiting high-calorie, high-fat foods and providing your body with the right nutrients. Dr. Shah can also recommend an exercise regimen and takes into account your existing health and physical abilities.

Throughout your weight loss program, Dr. Shah holds you accountable for your behaviors and sets up a timeline for routine weight and health checks. He continues to monitor your weight loss progress and can make additional recommendations as needed to support healthy weight loss.

Get started on your journey to a new you by scheduling a consultation to discuss medically supervised weight loss. You can call Wesley Chapel Internal Medicine and Pediatrics or request an appointment online now. 

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