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What is a Weight Management Program?


A Weight Management Program specializes primarily in weight loss for individuals that have a hard time losing weight despite their efforts. The program also helps those having trouble controlling their cravings/eating habits and needs or requires medical assistance. Weight Management Programs are for individuals that suffer from Obesity or individuals that have a BMI (Body Mass Index) greater than 30. Weight Management programs were created because Obesity is a condition that one of the leading causes of heart disease in the nation and science has proved that obesity is curable, and it can be treated with a proper Weight Management Program.



What is the most effective Weight Management Program?


There is no one-size-fits-all solution for weight loss. Therefore, the most effective weight loss program depends on the individual’s goals, needs, preferences, and long-term determination. Schedule a free consultation today with Dr. Spivey to see if you are a great candidate for this Program. 


What weight loss product(s) are included in the Weight Management Program?


Semaglutide (Ozempic, Wegovy)

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved Wegovy (semaglutide) injection (2.4 mg once weekly) for chronic weight management in adults with obesity or overweight with at least one weight-related condition (such as high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol), for use in addition to a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity. Semaglutide has been patented and branded under the name Ozempic and Wegovy. Ozempic is FDA approved for the use in Diabetes. Wegovy is FDA approved for use in Obesity and Weight Management. However, they are both the same medication. This under-the-skin injection is the first approved drug for chronic weight management in adults with general obesity or overweight since 2014. The drug is indicated for chronic weight management in individuals with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 kg/m2 or greater who have at least one weight-related ailment or in patients with a BMI of 30 kg/m2 or greater. 












The Semaglutide injection (Ozempic) is used along with a diet and exercise program to control blood sugar levels in adults with type 2 diabetes (condition in which the body does not use insulin normally and therefore cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood) when other medications did not control the sugar levels well enough. Semaglutide injection (Ozempic) is also used to reduce the risk of a stroke, heart attack, or death in adults who have type 2 diabetes along with heart and blood vessel disease. It is not used to treat type 1 diabetes (condition in which the body does not produce insulin and cannot control the amount of sugar in the blood) or diabetic ketoacidosis (a serious condition that may develop if high blood sugar is not treated).


Semaglutide injection is not used instead of insulin to treat individuals with diabetes who need insulin. Semaglutide injection (Wegovy) is used along with an individualized low-calorie, low-fat diet and exercise program to help with weight loss in obese adults or overweight adults who may also have high blood pressure, diabetes, or high cholesterol. Semaglutide injection (Wegovy) is also used along with an individualized low-calorie, low-fat diet and exercise program to help with weight loss in obese children 12 years of age or older.


Semaglutide injection is in a class of medications called incretin mimetics. It works by helping the pancreas to release the right amount of insulin when blood sugar levels are high. Insulin helps move sugar from the blood into other body tissues where it is used for energy. Semaglutide injection also works by slowing the movement of food through the stomach and may decrease appetite and cause weight loss. Over time, individuals who have diabetes and high blood sugar can develop serious or life-threatening complications, including heart disease, stroke, kidney problems, nerve damage, and eye problems. Using medication(s), making lifestyle changes (e.g., diet, exercise, quitting smoking), and regularly checking your blood sugar may help to manage diabetes and improve health. This therapy may also decrease chances of having a heart attack, stroke, or other diabetes-related complications such as kidney failure, nerve damage (numb, cold legs or feet; decreased sexual ability in men and women), eye problems, including changes or loss of vision, or gum disease.



How much does the Program cost?


There is no “ONE” program or “price list” that applies to everyone. The pricing for your personalized plan can only be known after this plan has been formulated in a teamwork approach by yourself and Dr. Spivey. We will be happy to discuss fees, costs, and other critical facts once we have a formulated weight management plan immediately after your consultation visit with Dr. Spivey. This way you will be informed of any and all costs before you commit to them.

We also accept all major Credit Cards, HSA, FSA, and all Medical Flex spending accounts. If you would like more information prior to scheduling your 1st visit please call the office (305) 783 – 6500.  Cost Range can start as low as $800 per 30-day supply.



Do I have to be extremely overweight to go on a Program? What if I only need to lose 10-15 pounds?


This Program is for everyone, not only for individuals who are extremely overweight. No two clients have the same body; therefore, every individual will have their own tailor-made treatment plan.



How long do I have to stay on the Weight Management Program?


The length of time you may stay on any weight loss program depends on which program you are on, how much weight you need to lose, and how cooperative your body is with your battle to take away its fat content. Our goal is to make you get to your goal weight as soon as possible so that we can help you maintain your weight for the rest of your life. Your newly learned lifestyle improvement habits along with our maintenance programs and support will help you maintain your weight loss for the rest of your life. Our programs are comprehensive and address exercise recommendations created to help you achieve on-going success.


How often do I have to come in for visits?


This depends on your personalized plan and will be discussed with you on your initial consultation visit.



What is obesity?


Obesity used to be understood in fairly simple terms: excess body weight resulting from eating too much and exercising too little, due in large part to a lack of willpower or self-restraint. Fortunately for the millions of American adults who are overweight, obesity is now regarded as a chronic medical disease with serious health implications caused by a complex set of factors.


Recognized since 1985 as a chronic disease, obesity is the second leading cause of preventable death, exceeded only by cigarette smoking. Obesity has been established as a major risk factor for hypertension, cardiovascular disease, diabetes mellitus and 45 other medical problems including some cancers in both men and women. Obesity affects 58 million people across the nation and its prevalence is increasing. Approximately one-third of adults are estimated to be obese.


Obesity results from a complex interaction of genetic, hormonal, physiological, anatomical, psychological, behavioral and environmental factors causing an imbalance between energy intake and energy expenditure. According to the National Institutes of Health, an increase in body weight of 20 percent or more above desirable weight is the point at which excess weight becomes an established health hazard. Lower levels of excess weight can also constitute a health risk, particularly in the presence of other disorders like diabetes, hypertension, and heart disease.


Why Lose Weight?


The Benefits


Even a modest weight loss of 5 to 15% of total body weight in a person who is overweight or obese, reduces the risk factors for some diseases, particularly heart disease. Weight loss can result in lower blood pressure, lower blood sugar, and lower cholesterol levels, better moods and energy, improved mobility and decreased pain, more confidence and self-esteem, better sex life and social life, improved aesthetics, and cheaper living.


A person with a Body Mass Index (BMI) above the healthy weight range may benefit from weight loss, especially if he or she has other health risk factors, such as high blood pressure, high cholesterol, smoking, diabetes, a sedentary lifestyle, and a personal and/or family history of heart disease.

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*Individual results may vary.

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