Weight loss center FAQs

These are some FAQ’s and questions to ask before choosing the right weight loss program for you.

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Weight Loss

If you are overweight or obese, and need help losing weight, W8MD can help. Accepting most insurances, with an evidence based practice, with many locations in the US with physicians and staff experienced and well trained, W8MD has helped thousands of patients lose weightand is ready to help you. W8MD’s insurance physician weight loss program offers FDA appetite suppressants or diet pills such as PHENTERMINE, also see review of Phentermine, (ADIPEX), QSYMIA, review of Qsymia, BELVIQ, SAXENDA, TENUATE(DIETHYLPROPION), BONTRIL (PHENDIMETRAZINE) etc. We also offer optional and delicious VLCD meal replacements for fast weight loss results. In addition to weight lossVLDC diet programs, W8MD offers state of the art Sleep Medicine,  IV Therapy, and Medical Aesthetics / Spa services. Book Appointments or call (800)W8MD-007. Read success stories…

These are some FAQ’s and questions to ask before choosing the right weight loss program for you.

What methods does the W8MD medical weight loss program use to help with weight loss?

  • W8MD offers any and all of the proven non-surgical measures to help one lose weight including,  but not limited to the following:
  • A Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) of 800-1200 calories using nutritious, affordable and delicious W8MD meal replacement supplements for effective weight loss.
  • Appetite suppressant diet pill medications when needed to reduce hunger, and increase metabolism
  • Instructions on proper exercises to increase physical activity
  • Correction of any reversible causes of weight gain such as insulin resistance, metabolic syndrome, sleep disorders, hormonal imbalances, medications etc. that may be causing weight gain

Does the W8MD weight loss program offer group classes or one-on-one counseling that will help me develop healthier habits?

We offer one one counseling with our dietary weight loss counselors in addition to a comprehensive consultation with our weight loss physician.

Do I have to follow a specific meal plan or keep food records?

You will be provided with printed nutritional instructions on low calorie
,low carbohydrate food choices with or without the W8MD meal replacement supplements.

Do I have to buy special meals or weight loss supplements?

Our delicious and affordable meal replacements are not only affordable at $2.15 per meal replaced, but also a potential cost saving compared to grocery food costs. However, meal replacements are optional at most W8MD medical weight loss centers.

If the W8MD weight loss program requires special foods, can I make changes based on my likes, dislikes, and food allergies?

We can made adjustments and make recommendations based on your individual food allergies.

Will the W8MD weight loss program work with my lifestyle and cultural needs?

Yes, our program integrates any cultural needs. More over, almost all of our meal replacement products are Kosher certified.

Will the W8MD weight loss program help me be more physically active, follow a specific physical activity plan, or provide exercise guidelines?

We do offer specific exercise instructions based on your physical conditioning and medical conditions.

What are the staff credentials of W8MD weight loss program?

You can ask the staff or the physician at the individual W8MD medical weight loss center as to their credential. Most W8MD medical weight loss center physicians are well educated in the field of obesity medicine many of whom are considered experts in their field and are highly respected.

Does the W8MD weight loss program provide ways to deal with such issues as social or holiday eating, changes to work schedules, lack of motivation, and injury or illness?


Does the W8MD weight loss program include a plan to help me keep the weight off once I’ve lost weight?

We do have a maintenance plan once you reach your weight loss goals.

Who supervises the weight loss program?

The W8MD medical weight loss program is supervised by a physician well versed in the science and art of obesity medicine.

How much does the W8MD medical weight loss program cost?

If you have insurance, you pay the specialist copay (co-insurance/deductible if any might apply). There is a fixed additional cost of $50.00 biweekly at most W8MD weight loss centers that includes up to two medications that can assist in weight loss and or weight loss supplements such as meal replacements. The cost of the meal replacements is about $2.15 per meal replaced, which adds up to about 45-60 weekly for 3-4 meals replaced. Since the grocery costs will go down correspondingly, the cost of the meal replacements are not to be considered additional costs.

What results do people in the W8MD medical weight loss program typically have?

You can check the testimonials of actual patients on our website at http://www.w8md.com

I do not have health insurance. Do you offer a self pay discount and if so, what is the expected cost?

Our self pay discounted cost of $130.00 monthly includes the physician visit and up to two medications.

What makes W8MD medical weight loss centers different?

Unlike the many fad diets, and weight loss programs that do not accept insurance, W8MD is one the very few physician supervised medical weight loss centers that is based on evidence based medicine, willing to work with health insurance for physician weight loss visits.

W8MD Locations in New York City, NE Philadelphia and King Of Prussia

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W8MD’s medical weight loss, sleep, aesthetic & IV nutrition programs

W8MD’s medical weight loss, sleep, aesthetic & IV nutrition programsW8MD’s insurance weight loss program is unique in many ways with a comprehensive multidisciplinary approach to losing weight fast that addresses all the complex issues leading to weight gain, both in adults and children. Since its inception in 2011, W8MD has successfully helped thousands of patients lose weight successfully succeed in not only losing weight but also keep it off with an ongoing maintenance plan.

We offer FDA appetite suppressants or diet pills, such as Phentermine or Adipex, Qsymia, Belviq, Saxenda, Contrave, Bontril, Tenuate etc. We also offer very low calorie diets (VLCD),with optional and affordable insulin resistance.
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Success stories

FANTASTIC program! Truly a life changer! The first several months I lost on average 3 pounds a week. I have now lost 87 pounds in 10 months and I’m still losing! I can say it feels almost effortless, for with the elimination of most carbs plus the medication I have ZERO cravings and minimal hunger. D.M. Lost 100 lbs and maintaining for years!

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W8MD’s medical aesthetic / MedSpa programs offers a wide variety of advanced skin care measures to make you look your best with younger and brighter skin. Our skin treatments include mesotherapy fat dissolve injections, oxygen super facials with microdermabrasion, IPL photofacials, microneedle skin rejuvination, PRP (Platelet Rich Plasma) therapy, non-ablative laser skin resurfacing, botox, fillers and aesthetic treatments.

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