What to expect-
1. Your Medical History
Your visit starts with filling out some information on your medical history, including any prescription or over-the-counter medication you may be taking, along with some general and personal questions. It’s very important for your consultatnt to understand your overall health and lifestyle when designing your personalized plan.
2. Body Composition Analysis (BCA)
You will be asked to step on a special scale that will give you a total breakdown of the percentages of fat, muscle, and water in your body. This gives the consultant an idea of what programs that you personally will qualify for.
Finally, your consultant will review your medical history and sit down to get to know you. This is the time to open up about your weight loss goals, challenges, and what you truly want to get out of a weight loss plan. In order for your consultant to design your personalized plan, she needs to get to know the whole you!
*At the end of your visit, you'll have a plan, personalized just for you! If you decide to move ahead with your personalized weight loss plan, you’ll not only be following a medically proven weight loss approach, but you’ll also be building a relationship with your ISWLC staff, who will be your greatest support system throughout each step.
Services that make us unique-
B12 and Lipotropic Injections
The REEVUE measures the oxygen that the body consumes. Using this measurement it calculates a patient’s Resting Energy Expenditure (REE), commonly referred to as a Resting Metabolic Rate (RMR). Physicians can screen for abnormally low metabolic rates, teach energy balance, and pinpoint the precise caloric intake required for weight loss.
The test is completely painless and your are relaxed in a reclining position relaxing for the whole thing. This test last about ten minutes and will allow your dietician to set you up on a personalized nutritional plan that fits just for you!
Vitamin B12 can help individuals to lose weight by providing increasing their metabolism. This helps the body burn fat more efficiently and in some cases can assist with weight loss.
Lipotropic injections are made up of a liquid compound which includes vitamin B12, B6, Inotisol, Choline and Methionine. With this combination of products together it is a great way to help aid in weight loss, metabolize you fat, reduce liver fat and help protect your kidneys. With a fatty liver, the liver will work slowly and so will your metabolism, causing weight gain. Adding lipotropic injections to a healthy diet plan can help export that fat from the liver and aid in burning that fat. This product has also been known to help with spot reduction. There are tough areas of the body that we have a harder time to rid of the fat than others. Energy is a common effect from this product.
Weekly Weigh In's!
It's time to Weigh In! It is important to have both social support and keep track of your progress—even after you have already met your goal. You can get plenty of support from InShape Weight Loss staff, from your exercise buddies, trainer, family, and friends too. When you weigh yourself regularly with your health coach, you’re more likely to stay on the weight loss track.
Every weigh in consists of weight, %fat, water mass and fat mass. Blood pressure will then be taken, injection given followed by a couseling session. In the counseling session you will review your weekly calendar and work through any questions or concerns.
Phentermine is used along with a doctor-approved, reduced-calorie diet, exercise, and behavior change program to help you lose weight. This medication helps people to lose weight by decreasing your appetite and increasing the amount of energy used by your body. This medication is used as an appetite suppressant and must be distributed by Dr. Jamaleddine after a medical exam is performed.
Your Personal Plan!
Personalized Just For You: Because you are unique with your own personal, physical and motivational characteristics, your personalized plan will not be the same as anyone else’s. That’s why the ISWLC program works – because it has you as its center.
Program Structure: The structure of the program consists of three phases: Quick Start, Transition, and Maintenance. Each phase there are four basic areas: food, exercise, behavioral counseling, and prescription medication.
PHASE PLAN (PERSONALIZED FOR YOU)
Final adjustments to balance weight loss
During Quick Start... The food component of the program consists of a calorie plan that personally fits you. This may be setting you up on a medication program, NutriMed program or a basic nutritional plan. You will be provided with the best program designed for rapid and safe weight loss. With weekly behavioral counseling, you’ll start to learn that you do have more control over your decisions than you may have believed.
In the Transition phase... You'll have lost weight ,and along with others will notice a difference in how you look and feel. The doctor will continue to prescribe an appetite suppressant, and you will also start to add more of the foods you love back into your daily routine. Your levels of activity will continue to be monitored and we will continue to counsel you on making healthy decisions.
In the Maintenance phase... Congrats!! You have reached your personal weight loss goal! You're enjoying making smart meal choices, being more active, living a healthier life, and are completely off your prescribed medication or Nutrimed program. It's the beginning of a heatlthy and confident new you!