Why Medically-Supervised Weight Loss Plans Are More Successful

If you’re struggling with your weight, you’re not alone. Over 70% of adults in America are battling excess body weight. Carrying those extra pounds has a detrimental impact that often leads to chronic health issues like high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, and elevated cholesterol. To add to the frustration, most DIY diets produce some weight loss, but by the time you celebrate, the pounds creep back on. If you’ve tried to lose weight on your own and failed, there’s hope. Find success with a medically-supervised weight loss program.

Long-term weight loss requires more than willpower

Most people who are overweight have tried to shed pounds on their own, and some have succeeded temporarily. Successfully slimming down for the long term requires a comprehensive approach like that offered through physician-supervised weight loss programs. At her practice in Bowie, Maryland, Dr. Kimberly Bolling uses proven tools in her programs to help patients lose weight and keep it off. Here’s why medically-supervised programs work best.

You’re more likely to keep it off

Experts and the latest studies agree, you’re much more likely to keep the weight off if you partner with a weight loss professional through a medically-supervised weight loss program. You’re closely monitored, coached, and supported through your weight loss journey. This adds up to more success than if you go it alone.

There’s no guesswork

When you try to lose weight on your own, there’s a lot of guesswork involved. Dr. Bolling uses detailed clinical data, including your medical history, relevant medical test, and a comprehensive body composition analysis that takes the guesswork out of the equation. Dr. Bolling and her team will have a clear picture of the best approach for you to reach your weight loss goals.

Programs designed for you

Lasting results requires an individualized approach to weight loss. Medically-supervised programs are designed to suit your needs, goals, lifestyle, body, and personality. Your provider uses detailed information to anticipate obstacles and provide solutions so that you continue on the path to wellness. Dr. Bolling and her team will tailor a plan that’s meant just for you so you lose weight and feel great.

Behavior change a key component

Unlike DIY diets where you follow a specific plan without focusing on other key aspects necessary for successful weight loss, medically-supervised programs incorporate coaching to help you change behaviors.

Sticking to a weight loss program for a set amount of time will usually result in short-term weight loss, but it’s not enough to keep it off. Developing habits that support long-term weight loss is key to saying goodbye to excess weight for good.

You receive professional support

There’s no substitution for the support and guidance of a medical professional who specializes in weight loss. Dr. Bolling and her team will meet with you at least once a month to ensure that you are staying on track and feeling good. The team will make changes as needed to prevent or break weight loss plateaus and keep the scale moving in the right direction.

With the support of Dr. Bolling, you can ask questions and discuss aspects of the program you feel are working best for you and express your insight on areas that need tweaking. This adds to the success of your weight loss and helps you to continue making progress towards your goal.

If you’re tired of being on the merry-go-round of weight loss, then you’re ready to start your journey to a permanently leaner, healthy you. Call our office to schedule a consultation or use our online booking form.  

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