Medical Weight Loss

Daily Apple Clinic

Adult Care, Primary Care, & Family Nurse Practitioners located in Congress Park, Denver, CO

Being overweight can take a toll on your physical and mental health. Having a higher weight can increase the risk of a variety of health problems, leading to an increased risk of diabetes, heart disease, cancer, and depression. Being overweight can also reduce your quality of life. One study found that obesity can also shorten one's lifespan by as much as fourteen years. 

Daily Apple Clinic is located in Congress Park in Denver, Colorado. Paul Reynolds, FNP and Monica Schonteich, FNP and all of the skilled providers here are ready and able to care for your needs. If you’ve tried unsuccessfully to lose weight on your own, Daily Apple Clinic offers highly effective medical weight loss treatments for adults of all ages. Please call the office to schedule an appointment or book a consultation online today.

Weight Loss Q & A

What is medical weight loss?

Medical weight loss is the process of losing weight with the help and guidance of a healthcare professional. The medical provider uses their knowledge and medical experience to help the person attempting to lose weight create a realistic plan that meets their unique needs and circumstances. Your weight loss specialist will offer a variety of weight loss services to help you safely and effectively reach your goal weight. They will monitor your progress, keep an eye on your overall health and can help you manage chronic diseases.

What are the benefits of medical weight loss?

Losing weight via a medical weight loss program can lower your risk of diabetes, hypertension, heart disease, and other life-altering conditions. It can be the beginning of a journey toward a healthier lifestyle, relief from the burden and stigma of carrying those extra pounds and the ultimate outcome of a happier you. Some of the many benefits of medical weight loss at Daily Apple Clinic include:

  • Effective, long-lasting weight loss

  • More energy

  • Reduced joint pain and risk of arthritis

  • Chronic disease management

  • Lower risk of disease

  • Self-confidence

  • Less depression, improved mood

Medical weight loss includes more than just diet and exercise counseling. Our goal at Daily Apple Clinic is to determine the root cause of stalled weight loss goals and to help you find a new path in achieving the results you are hoping for. 

What happens during a medical weight loss appointment?

When you arrive at the Daily Apple Clinic for a weight loss appointment, compassionate staff members will assess your weight, vital signs, BMI and body composition. You will meet with a medical provider who will conduct a physical exam and discuss your best options based on your history, clinical parameters and goals.

Your provider will review your current diet and exercise patterns, lifestyle, and complete health history. Blood will be drawn for labs. Your provider may also recommend other diagnostic tests to detect or rule out important medical problems before developing a customized weight loss plan.

What will my weight loss plan look like?

Your personalized medical weight loss plan at Daily Apple Clinic may include the following:

  • Diet counseling

  • Exercise counseling

  • Custom meal plans

  • Dietary supplements

  • Meal replacements

  • Medications

  • Hormone treatments

Your weight loss provider also offers convenient virtual telehealth visits if you would like to follow up with your specialist from time to time from the comfort of your home or office.

How often should I schedule weight loss appointments​?

You can expect to lose 1-2 pounds weekly with Daily Apple Clinic’s medical weight loss program. We will schedule follow-up visits every week or two initially and less often after that. Of course, you can always book an appointment whenever you have questions or concerns about your health.

If you are experiencing unplanned weight gain, excess weight, or obesity, please visit us at Daily Apple Clinic for a weight loss evaluation. Call the office to schedule an appointment or book a consultation online today.