Medical Weight Loss

Medical Weight Loss is a specialized program offered by All American Medical that focuses on helping individuals achieve their weight loss goals through a comprehensive and personalized approach. 

Our medical weight loss program offers several options, including a combination of dietary changes and GPL-1s, which are the most popular class of pharmaceuticals used in fighting obesity.

A Medical Weight Loss patient at All American Medical gets her waist measured.

How does Medical Weight Loss compare to other Weight Loss programs?

When considering different weight loss options, it’s crucial to understand the distinctions between medical weight loss and other popular programs.

Medical Weight Loss vs. commercial diet plans

Commercial diet plans often focus on calorie restriction and pre-packaged meals. 

While these programs can lead to short-term weight loss, they often lack the personalized medical guidance and comprehensive lifestyle education provided by medical weight loss programs. Additionally, calorie restriction plans can lead to the loss of lean muscle mass.  This is something that you don’t want because your muscle is what burns energy in the first place. 

All American Medical’s weight loss takes a holistic approach, addressing the root causes of weight gain and providing ongoing support for lasting success.

Medical Weight Loss vs. meal replacement programs

Meal replacement programs replace regular meals with shakes, bars, and other processed foods. Although these programs may result in initial weight loss, they often fail to teach healthy eating habits or address underlying metabolic issues

 In contrast, medical weight loss programs use a combination of whole foods, meal replacements, exercises, and ongoing education to help participants develop sustainable lifestyle changes.

Medical Weight Loss vs. fad diets

Fad diets, such as Optavia or Weight Watchers, often promise rapid weight loss by drastically restricting certain food groups or macronutrients. 

While these diets may lead to short-term results, they can be difficult to maintain long-term and may lead to nutrient deficiencies or other health issues. In addition, they don’t teach long-term lifestyle changes. 

Medical weight loss programs take a more balanced, scientifically-backed approach, focusing on gradual, sustainable weight loss and improved overall health.

Medical Weight Loss vs. surgery

Weight loss surgery, such as gastric bypass or lap band surgery,  is generally an option for individuals with severe obesity or obesity-related health conditions.  These patients can tend to regain the weight without lifestyle changes as well. 

However, surgery also carries risks, including complications, nutrient deficiencies, and the need for lifelong lifestyle changes. 

Medical weight loss programs offer a non-invasive alternative that can help participants achieve significant, lasting weight loss without the risks and costs associated with surgery.

Who is Medical Weight Loss for?

Medical Weight Loss is suitable for individuals looking to lose weight safely and healthily under the guidance of experienced professionals. 

Whether you have a significant amount of weight to lose or are struggling with stubborn pounds, our program can provide the support and strategies necessary to achieve your weight loss goals.

How our Weight Loss Program is different

Unlike traditional medical weight loss programs, which rely solely on risky medications, invasive procedures, or extreme calorie restriction, our approach is grounded in nutrition and exercise science.

Traditional medical weight loss often comes with a host of potential side effects and risks, such as nutrient deficiencies, muscle loss, slowed metabolism, and even dangerous complications from surgery or medication.

These programs may achieve short-term results but fail to address the root causes of weight gain and rarely provide the education and support needed for long-term success.

Studies show that GLP-1s, like Ozempic, cause a loss of muscle mass when used alone.

In contrast, our medical weight loss program is a comprehensive approach that treats weight loss as healthcare. By providing your body with the right exercises and a balance of protein, carbohydrates, and fats, our program helps to reset your metabolism, burn fat, and preserve muscle mass. 

You’ll receive one-on-one coaching, personalized meal planning, and ongoing education to help you develop a healthy, sustainable lifestyle.

The All-American Medical Weight Loss Program

Our comprehensive Medical Weight Loss program includes the following components:

Ideal Protein

Achieve lasting weight loss and optimal health with the Ideal Protein Protocol, a medically designed, ketogenic approach that treats weight loss as healthcare. Our program, developed by physician Dr. Tran Tien Chanh, MD, uses the power of nutrition to reset your metabolism and transform your life. 

With the expert guidance of your personal coach, you’ll enjoy a variety of delicious Ideal Protein foods, fresh meals, and healthy snacks while learning to master your metabolism. Our support system, including educational resources and personalized coaching, empowers you to reach your weight loss goals and maintain long-term success. 

Diet and nutritional coaching

Our experienced diet and nutritional coaches work closely with you to develop a personalized dietary plan that aligns with your goals and preferences.

We will provide education, guidance, and ongoing support to ensure you make healthy choices, develop good eating habits, and maintain long-term results.

Dr. Chip Curtis, DC | All American Medical

“If individuals return to eating the same sugary and processed foods, they will simply gain the weight back, which is why we offer coaching for long-term results.”

Dr. Chip Curtis, DC

Exercise specialists

Our exercise specialists design customized exercise programs tailored to your individual needs, fitness level, and any specific considerations or limitations.

They provide guidance, motivation, and accountability to help you incorporate regular physical activity into your lifestyle.

How long is the program?

The duration of the Medical Weight Loss program varies depending on individual goals, starting weight, and progress. 

Our team will assess your needs and design a personalized plan that outlines the recommended duration of your weight loss journey.

What is the cost of The All American Medical Weight Loss Program?

The cost of the Medical Weight Loss program at All American Medical depends on various factors, including the duration of the program, the level of support required, and any additional services or products recommended for your specific needs. 

During your initial consultation, we will provide you with a detailed breakdown of the costs, taking into account your goals and preferences.

What Kind of Results Can I Expect?

While individual results may vary, our Medical Weight Loss program has helped many achieve significant and sustainable weight loss. In just one year, All American Medical had four patients lose over 100 pounds each!

By following the Ideal Protein protocol, receiving personalized dietary guidance, and engaging in regular exercise, clients often experience improvements in body composition, increased energy levels, improved overall health, and enhanced self-confidence.

Contact us today to schedule a consultation and take the first step towards a healthier, happier you.

Covington Medical Weight Loss Team

Dr. Curtis leads the experienced team on medical weight loss in Covington, LA.

Dr. Chip Curtis, DC, FSCT | Chiropractor & Founder of All-American Medical
Dr. Chip Curtis, DC
Dr. Quinn Strahl, DC | Chiropractor at All-American Medical in Covington
Dr. Quinn Strahl, DC
Jenn Ledet, APRN, FNP | Nurse Practitioner at All-American Medical in Covington
Jenn Ledit, APRN, FNP

Hammond Medical Weight Loss Team

Dr. Siecsnyadre heads up the team responsible for our medical weight loss program in Hammond.

Dr. Craig Siecsnyadre, MD | Medical Director at All-American Medical
Dr. Craig Siecsnyadre, MD
Dr. Dylan Lowder, DC | All-American Medical in Hammond
Dr. Dylan Lowder, DC
Sandy Martin, FNP-C | Pain Management Specialist at All American Medical in Hammond
Sandy Martin, FNP
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