Carmichael Medical Clinic

Weight Management

Family Medicine, Pain Management & Aesthetics located in Carmichael, CA

Weight Management Located In Carmichael, CA

The majority of adults in the United States are classified as overweight or obese, but carrying excess body weight is a risk factor for diabetes, heart disease, and other chronic conditions. At Carmichael Medical Clinic in Carmichael, California, board-certified family medicine physician Neha Janakiraman, MD, and the team offer medically supervised weight management to help you achieve your goal weight and maintain it for life. Schedule an appointment by phone or request one online today to begin your weight loss journey. Telemedicine visits are also available.

Weight Management Q&A

What is medically supervised weight management?

Medically supervised weight management at Carmichael Medical Clinic includes medical evaluations, medications when needed, and nutrition counseling to help you move toward an ideal weight. Having medical supervision during a weight loss endeavor ensures success, safety, and long-lasting results. Turn to Carmichael Medical Clinic if you would like help with weight management.

What are the benefits of medically supervised weight management?

The advantages of medically supervised weight management at Carmichael Medical Clinic  include:
  • Enhanced fat-burning
  • Effective results
  • Reduced appetite
  • Faster metabolism
  • Long-lasting outcomes
  • Utmost safety
  • Reduced risk of chronic diseases
  • Improved disease management
  • Better overall health
  • Greater self-confidence
  • Improved quality of life
Carmichael Medical Clinic specialists have many years of experience helping patients achieve their weight loss goals.

Who benefits from medical weight management?

Anyone who is classified as overweight or obese and desires weight loss can benefit from medical weight management with the Carmichael Medical Clinic team.

Risk factors for carrying excess weight include:
  • Poor dietary habits
  • Family history of obesity
  • Aging
  • Lack of exercise
  • Hormone imbalance
  • Certain medical conditions
  • Some medications
  • Stress
  • Depression
  • Other mental health conditions
Regardless of which risk factors you may have that contribute to being overweight or obese, the Carmichael Medical Clinic team is here for you.

What should I expect during medical weight management?

During the first medical weight management visit to Carmichael Medical Clinic, your specialist weighs you, determines your body mass index (BMI), and assesses your blood pressure and other vital signs.

They ask about your medical history, medications, lifestyle habits, and usual dietary intake. Your provider completes a physical exam and might suggest blood testing or additional diagnostic tests to detect or rule out conditions that affect weight loss.

The Carmichael Medical Clinic team personalizes a medical weight management program based on your lifestyle, needs, and goals. They offer prescription medical weight loss medicines, hormone replacement therapy, personalized diet and exercise plans, dietary supplements, and more.

If you need help managing high blood pressure, diabetes, or other chronic conditions, your specialist is here to help.

A weight management provider follows up with you to ensure your program is effective. They are available to address concerns or questions you may have throughout your weight loss journey and help you maintain your goal weight long-term.

Schedule an in-person or telemedicine appointment at Carmichael Medical Clinic by phone or request one online today to take advantage of medically supervised weight management.

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