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After your initial assessment, you will meet with your doctor regularly. Your follow-up Physician Visits will include the following:

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Treatment:

  • See above for labs
  • Adjustment of current medications:
    • Decrease or eliminate medications that cause weight gain
    • Decrease antihypertensive mediations as required to prevent hypotension or hypovolemia that can occur with initial weight loss and diet changes
    • Decrease insulin and oral hypoglycemic medications as required to prevent hypoglycemic episodes that can occur with weight loss and diet changes
  • Selective initiation of weight loss medications
  • Exercise prescription and/or referral appropriate to the individual patients readiness for change, physical abilities, and requirement for specialized instruction
  • Selective referral for psychological/psychiatric assessment and treatment

 


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