Besides dropping a few pants sizes and boosting your confidence, weight loss is essential to ward off serious cardiovascular diseases like heart attack and stroke, and chronic illnesses like diabetes. In fact, studies have shown that losing just 5-10% of your body weight can improve your blood pressure and stabilize your blood sugar levels. As you continue to slim down, you lower your chances of developing:
Expect to have an expert by your side supporting you and cheering you on throughout your treatment. When you start a physician-supervised weight loss plan, Dr. Mijares or Dr. Pastorek will check you from head to toe to get you ready for weight loss success. During your weight loss program, you will have:
It’s normal to have some hunger pangs while your body adjusts to a new diet and exercise regimen, but you won’t starve. The physician-supervised weight loss program is designed to help you succeed at a pace that is comfortable for you.
If you are struggling with feeling hungry, talk with Dr. Mijares or Dr. Pastorek about your concerns. You might need to have your medication adjusted or make some changes in your diet.
Dr. Mijares or Dr. Pastorek will help you determine your ideal goal weight. Remember that you didn’t put the weight on overnight, so don’t expect to lose it overnight. Rapid weight loss stresses your vital organs, and you are more likely to put the weight right back on.
*Individual results may vary.
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