Obesity is a complex medical illness requiring medical management and routine follow ups just like any other disease or illness. It can cause many medical problems; such as type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, high cholesterol, cancer and arthritis.
Active participation in a weight-loss program is essential for success.
There is no magic pill or single behavior that will result in long-term weight loss alone. We partner with YOU! We will guide you, educate you and empower you in your weight loss efforts.
However, when you leave our office, it’s up to you. You must put this knowledge into action.
Diabetes Type 1
Type 1 diabetes used to be called insulin-dependent or juvenile diabetes, It usually occurs among individuals under 20, although it can occur at any age.
In type 1 diabetes, the body does not produce insulin, requiring critical care and management. It is an autoimmune disease that destroys the body’s ability to make insulin.
With the help of insulin therapy and other treatments, everyone can learn to manage their condition and live long healthy lives.
Diabetes Type 2
Type 2 Diabetes is the most common type of diabetes.
In type 2 Diabetes, your body doesn't use insulin properly. And while some people can control their blood sugar levels with healthy eating and exercise, others may need medication or insulin to manage it.
Type 2 diabetes can be prevented or its progress can be slowed by weight loss.