W8MD weight loss centers

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W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep & MedSpa Centers of America[edit | edit source]

W8MD weight loss team

W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep & MedSpa Centers of America is a healthcare facility with branches in New York, Pennsylvania, and New Jersey. Specializing in medical weight loss, sleep medicine, and medical aesthetic services, the center is led by physicians and has been in operation since 2011.

Services[edit | edit source]

Medical Weight Loss[edit | edit source]

W8MD's medical weight loss program is spearheaded under the expertise of Dr. Prab R. Tumpati, a fellowship-trained bariatric, sleep, and internal medicine physician. The program is unique and comprehensive, providing:

  • Consultation on nutritional programs
  • Education on metabolic syndrome, insulin resistance, and risk assessment
  • Guidance on daily intake of low-glycemic foods, fats, protein, and carbohydrates
  • Recommendations on meal frequency and timing
  • An individualized weight loss plan tailored to each patient
  • Average weekly weight loss between 2-4 pounds using nutritious, pre-portioned, low-glycemic food

Sleep Medicine[edit | edit source]

W8MD provides services for a wide variety of sleep disorders, ensuring patients receive optimal treatment and care.

MedSpa Services[edit | edit source]

The center offers an array of medical aesthetic services, helping patients look and feel their best.

Cost and Insurance[edit | edit source]

The majority of insurances are accepted for visits. For those without insurance, a comprehensive consultation, including the program cost and two weeks of appetite suppressants, is priced at $160.00.

Education & Awareness[edit | edit source]

W8MD emphasizes the importance of understanding insulin resistance and metabolic syndrome, conditions that can hinder weight loss and pose serious health risks.

  • Insulin Resistance: This condition arises when cells in muscles, fat, and the liver respond poorly to insulin and cannot easily take up glucose from the blood. As a result, the pancreas produces more insulin, leading to high insulin levels in the blood, inhibiting fat cells from releasing stored energy.
  • Metabolic Syndrome: A cluster of conditions like high blood pressure, high blood sugar, excess belly fat, and abnormal cholesterol or triglyceride levels, increasing the risk of heart disease, stroke, and diabetes.

About Dr. Prab R. Tumpati[edit | edit source]

Dr. Prab R. Tumpati

Dr. Tumpati, the Medical Director of W8MD, is a fellow of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, now called Obesity Medicine Association. With a keen interest in managing obesity and metabolic syndrome, he provides individualized medical weight loss treatments and lifelong weight loss maintenance plans. His motto: "Your wellness is our mission!"

Testimonials[edit | edit source]

I am not a person who uses the word 'miraculous' lightly. However, that is how I would describe my experience with W8MD.

I had struggled with my weight and the seemingly uncontrollable craving for inappropriate and/or excess food all my life. I am 65 years old, and had been obese since I was 3.

Thanks to the medication – in my case Phentermine - and dietary approach (with the emphasis on high protein and minimal carbs) I learned to utilize with this program, I've not been obese now for approximately 10 years (I was 100 lbs overweight when I first walked into W8MD’s office in 2014 - and I have maintained at least an 80 pound weight loss consistently.)

The phentermine and W8MD’s program made this possible, however sometimes it was still something of a struggle – the uncontrollable urge to eat inappropriately would still be a nagging, gnawing feeling. This urge could occur despite all reason to the contrary, sometimes in the middle of the night. There were even times I woke up in the morning, and the only way I realized I had eaten during the night was the evidence of dirty dishes and empty containers.

I was and am still extremely grateful for the success I have achieved through this program, and the support and encouragement I received from Dr. Tumpati and all of his staff, even when I was disappointed in myself.

And now the injectable Mounjaro, a drug previously solely used for treating diabetes, has been approved for weight loss. This is an incredible gift. And Dr Tumpati, who has always been on the forefront of ways he can help his patients, has welcomed this treatment and is now using it regularly in his practice with people who have excess weight.

Dr. Tumpati started me on Mounjaro injections about 6 months ago, essentially as soon as it was approved for use to assist with weight loss. Dr. Tumpati has always put his patients first, always seeking better ways to help and heal.

I am now experiencing a freedom with regard to food I never thought possible. For the first time in my life that drive is non-existent. I actually feel almost indifferent regarding food. I eat appropriate foods in appropriate amounts when I’m physically hungry, and the rest of the time I needn’t put much attention on it.

Also, seemingly effortlessly, the 20-30 pounds that continued to haunt me has disappeared, bringing me to what I have always felt would be my ‘ideal’ weight, though I never thought it possible.

It’s as if the Mounjaro was the missing piece in the puzzle and I am experiencing a relief I never dared imagine.

My BMI, as well as all of my vitals, could easily be that of a woman half my age. I feel amazing, and I’m rockin’ those size 6 jeans!

Thank you, Dr. Tumpati and W8MD!

Transform Your Life with W8MD Weight Loss Centers[edit source]

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W8MD weight loss doctors team

W8MD offers a physician-supervised weight loss program at various locations including New York, Pennsylvania and New Jersey. Our centers provide expert medical guidance, accept most insurances, and offer telemedicine options for convenience.

Why choose W8MD?[edit source]

Book Your Appointment[edit source]

Start your weight loss journey today at our centers in New York, New Jersey and Pennsylvania and visit W8MD.com Call (718)946-5500

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