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Weight Management

Anti-Aging, Integrative Medicine & Family Medicine & A Private Medical Practice located in Northern Indiana and Chicagoland metropolitan area, Merrillville, IN

Weight Management

Weight Management services offered in Northern Indiana and Chicagoland metropolitan area, Merrillville, IN


Do you weigh more than you’d like and desire a healthier body weight, more energy, and a lower risk of chronic diseases? If so, medical weight management at Family Medicine & Wellness Center in Merrillville, Indiana, is for you. Skilled physician Chiedu J. Nchekwube, MD, FAAFP, ABIHM, and his staff offer highly effective, holistic weight management solutions to optimize your results. Call the office to get started or use the online booking feature today.

What is medical weight management?

Medically supervised weight management at Family Medicine & Wellness Center uses highly effective weight loss programs and holistic methods to help you reach and achieve an ideal body weight. 

The practice is unique to the area and provides personalized, natural therapies like nutraceuticals and nutrition programs.

Throughout the years, Family Medicine & Wellness Center has developed weight loss programs and protocols that fit patients’ lifestyles, making it easier to reach and maintain weight loss goals.

What are the benefits of healthy weight management?

The main benefits of weight management services at Family Medicine & Wellness Center include:

  • Fewer nutrient deficiencies
  • More energy
  • Fewer body toxins
  • Low risk of chronic diseases
  • Better disease management
  • Improved hormone balance 
  • Highly effective, long-lasting results
  • Improvements in quality of living

Weight management programs at Family Medicine & Wellness Center include medical supervision with weight loss and nutrition specialists. They customize nutrition and nutraceutical treatments to maximize your results.

Is medical weight management right for me?

To find out if you’re a candidate for medical weight management, your Family Medicine & Wellness Center provider discusses your medical history and weight loss goals. They check your vital signs, weigh you, and determine your body mass index (BMI). 

They also complete a physical exam and order blood tests to determine which treatments best suit your needs.

What should I expect during medical weight management programs?

During medical weight management at Family Medicine & Wellness Center, your provider customizes a nutrition and supplement plan just for you. It’s important to follow your weight management plan exactly as directed by your specialist.

You might make dietary changes, order nutraceutical supplements from The Wellness Shoppe, or receive vitamin infusions or injections. 

The Family Medicine & Wellness Center providers offer bioidentical hormone replacement therapy in the form of tablets, patches, gels, injections, or other forms to improve your metabolism and make weight loss easier. 

You might also undergo body detoxification and follow personalized exercise programs. Attend follow-up visits at the office or via telemedicine to ensure your weight loss program works as designed.

To learn more about medical weight management at Family Medicine & Wellness Center and find out if it’s right for you, call the office or schedule an appointment online today.

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