InShapeMD Louisville

“These folks are great! They know what they are doing and are incredibly helpful. I have had a great experience with InShape and would highly recommend them. They have been very focused on helping me be healthier, “InShape” and happier. They genuinely care.”

– Brandon Lucas, Louisville, KY

InShape MD in Louisville, KY offers several types of medical weight loss programs.

Losing weight is a personal journey and no two people ever experience it in quite the same way. At InShapeMD in Louisville, KY our team of medical professionals is here to help you start your journey to look and feel your best.

We start by learning what your goals are, what your struggles have been, and then help you determine what medical weight loss program is right for you. We are here every step of the way and have helped thousands of clients lose tens of thousands of pounds in Louisville, KY. We can help you too!

Understanding Medically Supervised Weight Loss

Medical weight loss refers to the proactive management of diet, fitness, and healthy behaviors conducted by a physician or team of physicians. These programs often include comprehensive metabolic testing and medical diagnostics to monitor physiological shifts during the course of a program.

While medical weight loss programs have a much stronger success rate than most self-managed diet regiments, both are often focused on the same essential goal: improving an individual’s nutritional and exercise habits. At InShapeMD in Louisville, KY, we’re standing by to help you do just that.

What Is Obesity?

Obesity is a medical condition. It doesn’t mean you are less worthy, incapable, or lazy. It is simply a diagnosis that occurs when a person carries excess weight or body fat that may affect their health. A doctor will usually suggest that a person has obesity if they have a high body mass index.

What Causes Obesity?

Obesity is most commonly caused by a combination of several factors. Some cases are caused primarily by genes, endocrine disorders, medications, or psychiatric illness. Other cases of obesity in Louisville, KY and across the world are caused by one or more of the following conditions:

  • Consuming too many calories: When a person consumes more calories than they use as energy, the body will store those extra calories as fat. Over time, this can lead to excess weight and excess fat. Some types of foods are more likely to lead to weight gain, especially those that are high in fats and sugars.

When you go through a medical weight loss program at out Louisville, KY office, we will advise you on the foods to avoid.

  • Leading a sedentary lifestyle: Most people today work in an office, spend more time on a computer or gaming system, and use a car rather than walking or cycling, which leads to a sedentary lifestyle. When you combine a sedentary lifestyle with too many calories, it is a recipe for obesity.
  • Not sleeping enough: Sleep deprivation significantly increases obesity risk in both adults and children as young as 5 years of age in Louisville, KY. When you don’t get enough sleep, it can affect your hormone levels, which increase your appetite and lead to overconsumption of calories throughout the day.
  • Endocrine disruptors: The biggest culprit here is high fructose corn syrup. This popular type of sugar is found everywhere, but especially in what we drink. Increased fructose leads to changes in your metabolism and increased stress and inflammation, which contribute to obesity.
  • Medications and weight gain: Some medications can also contribute to obesity. Generally, these include antidepressants, mood stabilizers, hypoglycemic medications, and arthritis medications.
  • Genetics: There is a gene identified as the FTO gene which may play a role in obesity, eating habits, emotional eating, a preference for high-calorie food, binge eating, and an impaired ability to feel full.

Medically Supervised Weight Loss Programs With InShapeMD Louisville

At InShapeMD in Louisville, KY, we take our time in carefully choosing the right weight loss program for you. Based on your goals and lifestyle, we help you make a plan and then stick to it! We have three main programs that we work with to customize a solution for you.

HCG MEDICAL WEIGHT LOSS PROTOCOL

“The Countdown Diet”

InShapeMD Louisville® features the Countdown Diet™, our phenomenally successful physician-supervised weight loss program. Based on 40 years of medical research by Dr. ATW Simeons, these protocols are combined with a protein-rich, calorie-controlled diet to achieve rapid weight loss by metabolizing stored fat, producing incredibly dramatic results. With success like this, it’s easy to see why people in Louisville, KY choose our Countdown Diet™.

What it does:

  • Reduces Hunger

  • Burns Abdominal Fat

  • Increases Metabolism

  • Lowers Bad Cholesterol

  • Improves Mood

  • Increases Testosterone in Men

  • Improves Blood Pressures

  • Stabilizes Blood Sugar

Our Countdown Diet is one of our HCG medical weight loss programs at our Louisville, KY office.

The Countdown Weight Loss program includes a consultation with our medical Wellness Consultant, baseline lab work, physician review, a 30 day supply of prescription HCG and 4 B-12 injections during the weight loss portion of the program. It also includes an additional 6 office visits in Louisville, KY and B-12 injections during the maintenance phase after you’ve lost the weight. We don’t just help you lose the weight, we help make sure you keep it off!

REVIVE™ Weight Loss Program

Our Revive program is a plant-based, natural FAT LOSS program. Revive is our proprietary program that first primes your body to lose the maximum amount of fat possible, and then supports you as you lose safely and quickly.

Our clients rave about not only the weight loss, but the boost in energy they experience both during and after the program.

This customized program features:

  • Pharmaceutical grade plant-based supplements to support safe and steady weight loss

  • Weekly energy boosting B-12 injections

  • Weekly Meal Plans and Nutritional Advice

  • Ongoing Weight Loss Consultations

  • Weight Loss Tracking

  • Optional Meal Prep via our partners

The REVIVE medical weight loss program is a plant-based program we offer in Louisville, KY.

Nutritional Counseling

Sometimes our clients want some direction on how to eat. They may be trying to lose weight, or to maintain the hard-won weight loss they have achieved. Our team of experienced Wellness Consultants will work with you to design a program that will fit your goals, needs and lifestyle. We help you create a fully formed plan laying out:

  • What foods to eat and what foods to stay away from

  • What foods to eat and what foods to stay away from

  • How much to eat

  • How to eat when you are away from home

  • How to eat when you are away from home

  • How to go on vacation and not gain weight while also enjoying yourself

  • Tips and tricks for daily healthy eating

Our Louisville, KY offers nutrition counseling as part of our medical weight loss programs.

We also help clients create weekly menus tailored to the foods they like, and even accompany them on shopping trips.

One of the most important parts of this program are the weekly check-ins at our office.  Clients say that having to be accountable while at the same time receiving coaching from our staff is invaluable in keeping them on track. We also provide weekly energy boosting B-12 injections that make sticking to the program so much easier.

FAQs About Medical Weight Loss

Medical weight loss is often an unfamiliar concept until someone is ready to take the first step in trying to lose weight. We’ve listed some of the most frequently asked questions we hear from people just like you who are ready to start their weight loss journey.

Medical weight loss is the proactive management of diet, fitness, and healthy behaviors conducted by a physician or team of physicians. Overall, it is a professionally guided lifestyle change.

Currently, health insurance plans in Louisville, KY aren’t required to cover obesity treatments or medical weight loss programs, although coverage is becoming more common. Coverage varies from policy to policy, person to person. Contact us for more information. We can help navigate the insurance process with you.

Program fees can vary for each individual, but our consultations are always free. Contact us for more information or to book your free consultation in Louisville, KY today.

Ready to Change Your Life?

No matter where you are in your journey, medical weight loss could be the next step in the right direction.

It’s important to remember that no two weight loss journeys are the same. Factors such as food intake, rates of metabolism, levels of exercise and physical exertion may influence results.

Because every individual is unique, your results will be unique as well.

If you’re ready to explore your options with InShapeMD in Louisville, KY give us a call today to set up a free consultation with our team.

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