Medical Weight Loss

Losing weight through diet and exercise alone is a very difficult task.

Many people find diets that help them lose weight initially, but in most situations the weight comes back. Many dieters often end up gaining back more weight than they initially lost! The number of individuals in the United States that are overweight or obese is very high, and the number continues to grow. Medical weight loss programs are designed to help you successfully lose weight and keep it off long term.

Dr. Gail Altschuler and her team of medical weight loss specialists are available to help you take the next step towards meeting your weight loss goal.

One of the biggest aspects of a successful medical weight loss program is focus on long-term success. As you work towards meeting your weight loss goal, Dr. Altschuler will help you develop long-term lifestyle habits that will help you prevent weight regain. These lifestyle habits include daily exercise routines and also dietary regulations. Dr. Altschuler will help you to overcome emotional eating habits and develop a healthier relationship with food.

Dr. Altschuler understands that losing weight is about so much more than simple aesthetic appearances. While losing fifty pounds may help you fit into an old favorite pair of jeans, it will also help you to live an overall healthier lifestyle. Losing weight can prevent and help treat medical conditions like type 2 diabetes, arthritis, cardiovascular disease, hypertension and sleep apnea.

Not everyone loses weight in the same fashion. While a certain medical weight loss program may work great for some, others may need additional support in the form of weight loss surgery or prescription appetite suppressants. Every medical weight loss program at Marin Weight Loss can be customized by Dr. Altschuler so that it works perfectly for you!

Dr. Altschuler offers a variety of medical weight loss programs to patients in Marin County with offices in Novato and Greenbrae:

Physician Supervised Weight Loss

This medical weight loss program features Dr. Altschuler’s professional supervision, support and advice to help you lose weight and make the long term changes necessary to keep it off long term. In addition to helping you stay focused during the active weight loss phase, the weight loss maintenance phase is tailored to help you prevent regaining any lost weight.

Weight Loss Medication Program

This medical weight loss program features prescription weight loss medication and appetite suppressants to help you lose weight. Appetite suppressants may be prescribed to enhance weight loss when necessary and in conjunction with a healthy meal plan. Eligibility is determined through a physical exam and analysis of health history.

Gastric Lap Band Fills

Post-surgery gastric band adjustments are now available by appointment through our offices.

We Can Help If:

  • You’ve relocated from your US surgeon’s office since your surgery
  • Had surgery in a foreign country
  • Been abandoned by your surgeon

If you would like to learn more about medical weight loss programs at Marin Weight Loss, then contact us to schedule a consultation with Dr. Altschuler.

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