Weight Maintenance in Salt Lake City & Sandy, Utah
Keep off the Weight
There are many ways to lose weight successfully, but that’s only part of the battle. After shedding those extra pounds, weight maintenance is even harder than losing the weight. Dietary changes alone have been scientifically proven to not work to for weight maintenance, but that is what almost all dieters keep trying over and over again. Whether you’ve lost 20 pounds or 200 pounds, solution to long-term weight maintenance is to work closely with medical providers with the knowledge and training to help you to successfully maintain weight.
Advanced Medical Weight Loss proudly serves the Salt Lake Valley, Murray, Sandy, Draper, Riverton, North Salt Lake, West Valley City and Bountiful. Our weight maintenance program is intended for our patients who have lost weight and would like to keep it off, as well as for patients that have lost weight through any other diet in the Salt Lake Valley and would like to keep it off. Losing weight is hard, but maintaining your new shape is even harder.
Weight Maintenance Medication
One of our methods for weight maintenance is prescribing medication long term to help weight maintenance patients stay on track after their hard work. With the assistance of regular workouts and a balanced meal plan, weight loss medication helps you with maintain your weight loss.
A research study completed in 2011 by a prominent weight-loss doctor on over 10,000 patients showed that patients treated with phentermine for 5 years gained back only 2 pounds from their original weight loss. This is amazing news for those who have struggled to maintain weight after a diet. Other prescription weight-loss medications have also been shown to have similar benefit in weight maintenance.
Whether you’re just starting or staying slim, we can create a weight maintenance plan for you that will really work. Our Highland Drive office serves Salt Lake City and Sandy clients with education and tools necessary to keep the weight off.
Dr. Muse and his colleagues follow Utah state law and guidelines from the Obesity Medicine Association when prescribing weight loss medications. Weight-maintenance medications are not recommended for women who are pregnant or nursing, or individuals with specific medical conditions.