therapy is designed to help medically at-risk, obese patients
lose excess weight, improve health, and lower weight-related health
risks. Medical weight management centers across the country offer
a variety of treatment protocols using OPTIFAST products and services
under the supervision of physicians and other health care professionals.
index (BMI) = 30 (130% over ideal body weight). Over 50% of patients
have obesity related co-morbidities such as dyslipidemia, hypertension,
diabetes, and sleep apnea.
Treatment is Multidisciplinary
OPTIFAST medical protocol is delivered by physicians trained in
includes detailed guidelines for screening and assessment plus
chemistry and EKG
Lifestyle and exercise assessment, counseling and education
counsel individuals and groups. Our Weight Management Learning
System contains over 60 topics to educate patients in lifestyle
modification, activity, and nutrition. The materials were written
with the Cooper Institute of Aerobics.
protocol monitored by Registered Dietitians
Formula - provides 100% of RDI for vitamins and minerals
Bars - provide 25% or more of RDI for vitamins and minerals
has been used in the treatment of over 1,000,000 patients since
- Over 80
peer-reviewed publications describe research with OPTIFAST
Treatment provides clinically validated outcomes
- 51.0 lb.
mean weigh loss
- 12% mean
decrease in serum glucose
- 12% mean
decrease in serum cholesterol
- 10% mean
decrease in blood pressure
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