10,000 lbs (5 tons)

total weight loss

over 3 years 

  • An adult male polar bear can weigh up to 1500 lbs or 0.75 ton.

  • For the past 3 years with data ending April 2021, our patients have a total weight loss of over 5 tons or the equivalent 6-7 polar bears of weight!

  • 201 patients with 20 lbs or more of weight loss

  • 2 patients have lost and maintained 100+ lbs after 1 year 

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Weight Loss Category Results

This graph shows the percentage of all our patients (whether they just started or have been with us over 2 years) separated by weight loss category.

 

26.9% lost between 5-9 lbs.

30.7% lost 10 lbs or more.

19.1% lost 20 lbs or more.

Although measuring by pounds lost is exciting, percent body weight lost is more clinically relevant.  To review percent body weight loss. . . scroll down.

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Clinically Relevant Results

72% of our patients achieve clinically relevant weight loss (defined as 5% or more of their original body weight).

43% lost 10% or more of their original body weight.

For this update, there is a 20% weight loss category.

These are overall results and include those who just started and those who have been treated over 1 year.  Scroll down for time-based results.

Time-based Results

These results reflect sustained weight control (both weight loss and maintenance).

 

Those patients with 6 months or more of follow up lose on average 32 lbs.

 

Those patients with 6 months or more of follow up lose on average 14% of their total body weight.

 

The first silver graph shows the average weight loss of patients with less than 3 months of follow up data, 3 months or more, 6 months or more, etc.).  The second silver graph shows the average percent over time.

For clarification, the 3 month or more data does include the data from 6, 9, 12 or more.

The 6 mo or more data includes the 9 and 12 mo data.

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Weight loss based on initial BMI over time

These results show the average weight loss at 6 months or more and at 12 months or more categorized by initial BMI.  As expected, those patients with higher BMI lose more weight at both at the 6 months and 12 month point. 

Consult with your primary care physician or with us.  Remember, it's never just about the medications, just about nutrition, just about monitoring yourself, nor just about exercise.  All four principles of obesity medicine must be followed resulting in significant life-style changes and sustained weight loss.  If you're ready, bring the motivation; we bring the training and knowledge.

Why weight for results?  Let's get results together. 

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