WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM
At PRIME Institute Miami, Dr. Michelle Pearlman offers customized programs to help patients achieve and maintain their weight-related goals. Our personalized physician-supervised weight management program includes dietary and exercise recommendations, potential medications, and/or non-invasive weight loss procedures. Our goal is to help you adopt and maintain a healthier lifestyle, not just today, but every day.
WHAT IS THE PHYSICIAN-SUPERVISED WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM?
Dr. Michelle Pearlman Explains
Looking for weight management services in Miami? Don’t get confused and overwhelmed by the misinformation on TV, social media, and magazines. We understand the struggles patients face with migraines, diarrhea, or bloating while trying to reach a healthier weight. Our weight managemeht program is designed to help bust common dietary myths and get you on the right track to a healthier you.
By enrolling in our comprehensive weight management program, we will learn about your medical conditions, food preferences, food intolerances, budget, family unit, and time constraints to develop a personalized nutrition plan that will allow you to eat well, to feel well. Our physician-managed weight loss program uses an evidence-based approach to improve or prevent chronic medical conditions and tailor recommendations to your specific needs.
We don’t believe in diets that are often restrictive and not sustainable long term. We work with your dietary preferences and underlying medical conditions to create a nutrition protocol to help you reach your weight goals, but more importantly, keep the weight off for good!
The weight management program includes medical nutritional therapy (education on basic nutrition principles including exclusive access to member-only online information and resources) and medications for those that qualify.
Say goodbye to confusion and misinformation and hello to a healthier you with our weight management services in Miami. Contact us today to learn more!
THE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM ALSO OFFERS A PRE-BARIATRIC SURGERY BOOTCAMP
Are you planning to get bariatric surgery and need nutritional guidance prior to surgery? Most insurance companies require a certain number of dietician visits to qualify for surgery. Dr. Michelle Pearlman of Prime Institute in Miami can help!
If you’re considering bariatric surgery, our pre-bariatric bootcamp can help you prepare for the procedure and achieve better long-term outcomes. Our bootcamp is designed to provide you with the tools and support you need to succeed before and after surgery. At PRIME Institute, we offer a comprehensive program that includes pre-surgery evaluations, dietary counseling, fitness assessments, and on-going support. Dr. Michelle Pearlman will help guide you through the process and help you make the necessary lifestyle changes to achieve optimal results.
Schedule an initial consultation and then enroll in our pre-bariatric bootcamp to prepare you for surgery and ensure long-term post-bariatric success!
AM I A GOOD CANDIDATE FOR THE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT PROGRAM?
Our weight management program is perfect for those looking to achieve sustainable weight loss or maintain a healthy weight. We believe that dietary changes and exercise are essential for preventing and treating most chronic health conditions. Additionally, we also offer FDA-approved medications to aid you in your weight loss journey. Let us help you achieve your weight loss goals and improve your overall health.
WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAM?
Our weight management program is beneficial for patients interested in learning how dietary changes and exercise can prevent and treat most chronic health conditions. By achieving a healthy, stable weight, you can also improve your overall health and reduce your risk of developing many other chronic conditions.
Our program takes a comprehensive approach to weight management, focusing on sustainable lifestyle changes rather than quick fixes. With our program, you can achieve long-term weight loss and improved health outcomes.
- Learn about evidence-based treatment options to help you reach your goals including dietary changes, exercise, and medications
- Create a personalized nutrition plan with your healthcare provider that is realistic, sustainable, and allows for flexibility
- Gain access to exclusive online content to keep you well-informed
- Routine follow-up visits to keep you engaged and accountable
HOW TO PREPARE FOR YOUR INITIAL WEIGHT MANAGEMENT CONSULTATION
- Complete all of the online questionnaires prior to your consultation.
- Provide paper copies of any lab work over the preceding six months (pertinent labs include the following: complete blood count (CBC), complete metabolic panel (CMP), thyroid stimulating hormone (TSH), hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c), vitamin D, vitamin B12, urinalysis (UA). If you do not have labs performed within the preceding six months, we can order these for you at the time of your visit.
- Bring a list of all of your medications including over-the-counter supplements and herbals.
WHAT TO EXPECT AFTER THE WEIGHT MANAGEMENT CONSULTATION
Dr. Pearlman’s comprehensive initial consultations are 90 minutes. During the consultation Dr. Pearlman will provide a complete review of your medical history, medication history, and perform an extensive analysis of your physique using a state-of-the-art bioimpedance scale. During your initial consultation, Dr. Pearlman will provide you with a comprehensive 90-minute in-person or virtual consultation to discuss your weight goals. If you decide you would like to enroll in our weight management program, you will sign-up for the medical weight loss membership for a minimum of 6-months. The program fee includes one, 30-minute follow-up visit each month, medication management, access to exclusive online content, and the ability to communicate with your provider for real-time feedback through the electronic health portal. Our 6-month membership requirement is designed to ensure dietary changes and medications are modified and/or titrated appropriately to best serve your needs and goals.
START YOUR WEIGHT MANAGEMENT JOURNEY
When it comes to choosing the right weight management provider, it’s important to find someone who takes the time to understand your unique goals and create a plan that’s realistic long term. Dr. Michelle Pearlman uses evidence-based guidelines for the most effective weight management program that is tailored to each patient’s needs. With her extensive expertise and personalized approach, you can trust that you’re getting the highest level of patient care. Achieve your weight loss goals in a safe and sustainable way. Contact Dr. Pearlman today to start your weight management journey.