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Weight Management services offered in Greater Boston Area, North Andover, Stoneham, Stoneham, DRACUT and Wilmington, MA

If you’ve tried different diets and exercise programs but struggle to achieve your ideal weight, consider medically supervised weight management. At Today’s Wellness and Primary Care, Mohammed Jaleel, MD, Chloe Fish, NP, and the team offer a medically supervised weight management program that focuses on healthy choices. By eating nutritious meals and snacks and exercising regularly, it’s possible to look and feel your best. Call the nearest office or book online today to make an appointment in Wilmington, Reading, North Andover, or Stoneham, Massachusetts.  


Weight Management Q & A

What is medically supervised weight management?

If you’re overweight but can’t seem to make lasting progress, medically supervised weight management can help. It uses a combination of education, nutritional guidance, exercise, and prescription medication to help you lose weight and improve your health.

Throughout treatment, you visit the team at Today’s Wellness and Primary Care for regular checkups. Your provider monitors your progress at each visit and makes adjustments as necessary.

Who can benefit from medically supervised weight management?

You might benefit from medically supervised weight management at Today’s Wellness and Primary Care if you have an underlying health problem like:

  • High blood pressure
  • Diabetes
  • Osteoarthritis
  • Back pain
  • Thyroid disease
  • High cholesterol
  • Heart disease

Losing weight may also improve your mental health. Research suggests people who are overweight are also more likely to experience issues like anxiety and depression.

What does medically supervised weight management involve?

At Today’s Wellness and Primary Care, medically supervised weight management focuses on making healthy choices. Typically, that includes education on:

Nutrition 

Your meals and snacks affect various bodily functions, including metabolism and energy levels. To lose weight and keep it off, Today's Wellness and Primary care recommends eating a balanced diet that features fruits, vegetables, nuts, seeds, whole grains, and legumes is essential. Whenever possible, try to stick with lean meats, like fish or chicken.

Exercise

Exercise gets your blood flowing and boosts your metabolism. It also helps you burn calories, which causes you to lose weight. If you aren’t usually active, the team at Today’s Wellness and Primary Care can make exercise recommendations that align with your current abilities and level of fitness.

Prescription medication

If you need to lose a significant amount of weight, diet and exercise might not be enough to help you achieve your goal. If that’s the case, your provider might recommend prescription weight loss medication. Certain drugs help you burn more calories, while others help you feel full faster.

How long does medically supervised weight management take?

It typically takes at least three weeks* to experience results from medically supervised weight management. To ensure a positive outcome, follow your provider’s instructions carefully, adhere to your diet and exercise plan, and visit Today’s Wellness and Primary Care for regular checkups.

To learn more about medically supervised weight management, request a consultation at Today’s Wellness and Primary Care. Call the nearest office or book online today.

*Individual results may vary.

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