Obesity is a chronic disease, and a public health crisis which puts patients at risk for other health problems including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, hyperlipidemia, heart disease, osteoarthritis, sleep apnea and infertility. These risks are greatly reduced through weight reduction and maintenance. Obesity is not a vanity issue but a health risk issue and medically supervised weight loss, saves lives.
Dr. Bassi is Board certified in Obesity management. He offers a comprehensive medical weight loss program which is state of art, evidence based, and focusses on your individual needs, health status and lifestyle.
Lose weight under medical supervision. Utilizes meal replacements, Grocery food plus meal replacements or grocery foods and protein supplements between meals. Safe and effective weight loss while reducing high calorie, high fat and high carbohydrate food choices. Eliminating or reducing food choices while learning to change eating behaviors. Individual counseling and group sessions to promote compliance to the diet, improve nutrition knowledge, introduce exercise, change the food thinking process, modify lifestyle, reduce stress and improve self-confidence while minimizing “food cues”. Re-establish healthy relationship with food, self-monitoring with eating awareness, stimulus control and self-responsibility. Utilize FDA approved medications for weight loss under supervision and close follow up.
We offer high quality Low calorie and Very low calories diet programs, which help ensure healthy nutrient intake during weight loss, maintaining optimal calorie levels, as well as teaching patient portion control and meal planning. Medical supervision under Dr. Bassi and his team, includes lab testing and medical monitoring, contraindications and side effects. Healthier lifestyle and subsequent weight loss increase self-esteem and improves self-image.
Learn how to understand nutrition, read food labels, count carbs and calories, choose healthy foods, role of essential nutrients, supplements, water and fiber in your diet, and mindful eating practices.