Weight Loss Clinics
There’s always this search for the quick fix, and usually you can find somebody who’s willing to sell it to you - Michael D Jensen
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Dr. Michael Kaplan looked across his desk at a woman who had sought out his Long Island Weight Loss Institute and asked the question he often poses to new patients: “Where do you think you go wrong with food?”
The 38-year-old patient was about 20 pounds overweight and, as she described it, desperate. Weight Watchers, nutritionists — she had tried them all in vain. A physician like Dr. Kaplan, she reasoned, might be the only one left who could help her. “I’m really tired of it,” the woman said one recent afternoon, declining to give her name to a reporter. “I feel like something is off with me.”
Dr. Kaplan, a leader in the medical weight-loss industry, nodded sympathetically,…
Obesity specialists at major medical centers say the proprietors of diet clinics often employ unproven tactics — like vitamin injections, costly supplements and extreme diet plans — that lure customers but do not lead to lasting results. Diet-clinic owners contend that they are filling a needed role because the mainstream medical establishment pays little attention to patients’ struggles with weight.
Losing weight is never easy, but you can get safe, healthy treatments from these top-rated programs.
The Center for Medical Weight Loss program was created to acknowledge and treat the unique, very personal challenges every person looking to lose weight faces. Our belief is that because weight by its very nature is a medical issue, there is no better person to help people achieve their weight loss goals than a medical provider.
We know how difficult it can be to lose weight, and we know how challenging it can be to keep it off. We also know how confusing and overwhelming it can be to just get started. Good carbs? Bad carbs? High protein? Lean protein? Good fats? Bad fats? Sometimes, you just need help figuring out what will work for you.
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