CONGRATULATIONS! You have taken the first big step in making this call.
We understand how difficult it is and commend you for making your health and well being a priority.
Please always keep in mind what motivated you to make this call in the first place.
An appointment will be made to set up an initial consultation with our Nurse Practitioner (N.P.) or Physician Assistant (P.A.). Depending on the severity of COVID the initial consultation will be either in-person, curbside or via Telemedicine.
In Order to keep our patients and staff safe the delivery of services listed below
may change due to COVID status and CDC guidelines.
Prior to your first visit we will email you the new patient paperwork to fill out. If you are able please print this out and bring it with you on your first visit. If you are unable to receive this or print it out do not worry. We will have you fill out the paper work needed when you arrive. The paper work includes a full medical history.
The Medical Assistant will obtain a lead 1 EKG, weight, measurements, blood pressure, heart rate, percent body fat, BMI and review your baseline information to prepare you for your consultation with the N.P. or P.A.
Our N.P./P.A. will perform a brief exam and discuss your medical history, weight loss history, weight loss goals an action plan will be developed based on this information.
If the N.P./P.A. feels it is medically safe and appropriate they may prescribe and dispense an appetite suppressant. Appetite suppressants aid in making you feel less hungry. If you do not qualify for appetite suppressants they may recommend some of our natural supplements which are also very effective in weight loss. They may also prescribe one of our injections to give you energy and burn fat or other natural supplements depending on your needs. The N.P./P.A. is happy to clarify and answer any questions you may have regarding the medication and program. You may also receive a diet tracker which will, help us to better understand your current eating habits, kick start your program and get you on track for further success.
Before leaving we will ask you to schedule your next follow up appointment. We will give you a lab slip and ask that you go to our contract lab within the first week. The lab fee is covered if you go to our contract lab location. If you decide to go to another lab you will be responsible for all lab fees. Please feel free to ask questions at any time. You now have a team of caring professionals who are with you on this journey.
When your labs come back the N.P./P.A. will review your lab results with you.
We will also provide you with a copy of your labs to share with your Primary Care Physician.
Labs will be required once a year to continue to receive our services.
You will follow up with the N.P./P.A. once a month and sooner if needed. If appropriate the N.P./P.A. will dispense 4 weeks of medication once we have your lab results.
There is no additional cost for weekly weigh in’s. We encourage you to come in once a week and share your weekly goal with our Medical Assistant so they can help keep you accountable and on track. Weekly goals are always measurable, planned, and achievable so you will succeed. Example: I will walk three days this week for 30 minutes.
The start up fee does include unlimited visits to our clinic for 6 months. If you have questions or your medical condition changes please do schedule an appointment with our N.P./P.A
After six months we will schedule a re-evaluation visit with our N.P./P.A. for a nominal fee that covers the next six months.