Basic, Core, and Uniquely Yours. After a friend lost 65 lbs and has kept it off for 3 years, I decided to give this a try. There are many ways to break through a plateau. Be sure to use a light tasting olive oil. The study found that …use of the WW program yielded significantly greater weight loss than a self-help approach, suggesting it is a viable community-based provider of weight loss treatment, as recommended by the US Preventive Services Task Force. You just have to order carefully. I always lost weight on the low carb diet when I was younger.
Knopke can meet individually with HR managers or other corporate decision makers on a one on one basis to discuss options should there be interest in our program. We look forward to making your employees healthier. One of the big advantages of choosing a clinic that is run by a board certified Obesity Medicine Specialist is that we can take care of a wide spectrum of medical needs.
Whether you have recently gained pounds through a pregnancy and you have not been able to lose the weight or you are currently taking multiple medications to treat chronic health conditions such as diabetes or hypertension, we are here to help.
We even see people after bariatric surgery who have plateaued in their weight loss. Read about our pricing structure below and decide which program is best for you. If you are cost sensitive, please let your healthcare provider know so that we can shape a program that is right for you.
Our least expensive option is our Basic program with an added supply of phentermine to make it last for a month. You will not find a better price in the Inland Empire. Please see our specials page for our current offers. For your convenience, we also accept CareCredit. This is our best value. It is intended for the person who has recently gained weight and has not able to lose it on their own. Carrying extra weight over many years exposes you to multiple health risks. This is especially so if you have someone in your family with weight related health problems.
Allow us to evaluate you for your health risks and let us show you how to lose the weight and feel great. This is our most popular level. We find that many of our patients have struggled to lose weight even with an appetite suppressant. Often we see patients from other weight loss clinics who were told to stop taking their appetite suppressent when they stopped losing weight. We see things differently. The appetite suppressant is a tool to achieve a result but it is not the only tool we have!
There are many ways to break through a plateau. This is what we do! This is where we really shine. If you have several health problems and you are taking multiple medications, we can help. Do you have diabetes and you are on insulin?
We can get your blood sugar down and take you off of your insulin. Have the costs of your medications become too much? Have you already had bariatric surgery and you have stopped losing weight?
We can help you. If you have a fee-for-service type health insurance and multiple medical problems, then this is the best option for you. Did you know that most of the listed insurance plans have at least some coverage for weight loss? Let us evaluate you for your qualifications to use your health insurance. We can usually find a way to make it work.
Each visit comes with a 2-week supply. Extend this out to a month for only a little more. Getting an EKG as a component of your initial evaluation can be important to help identify cardiac issues that may put you at risk. We do recommend that you get this prior to starting on the program. These are our most popular injection.
Each comes with a mixture of vitamins designed to mobilize fat stores and increase energy levels. Try these at other centers and they can be painful on injection. Our proprietary formula is designed to minimize the discomfort that is associated with this formulation. Many people lack the ability to absorb vitamin B12 or they take medications which makes absorption difficult.
Others like the effect of a little extra B12 in their system and feel a boost of energy. Ask us about this and we can tell you if this is right for you. For many of our patients, this is the "secret formula" to their success. We carry a wide range of products ranging from soups, bars, shakes, and meat sticks.
All are formulated to provide you with an increased supply of protein and low delivery of carbohydrates. If you have particular needs in your meal replacements, just ask us and we can help you to decide if this option is right for you.
We find that many of our patients, both men and women, suffer from hormone related problems as a consequence of their excess weight. Like many problems we see related to obesity, unhealthy hormone levels are both a consequence and a cause of weight problems.
Often, by subtle alterations of your hormones, we can enable weight loss where you have struggled before. Ask us how this can help you.
Addressing additional problems may be limited by time and safety as determined by the provider. A prescription for an alternative appetite suppressant may be given in lieu of dispensing a medication. Savings with insurance assumes you have satisfied your deductable. Please ask for more details if you have questions. Inland Empire Weight Loss is currently accepting consultation requests in the area of Obesity Medicine. The specialty board of Obesity Medicine was established in Further information on this board can be found here.
Upon request of a consultation, you as a provider will receive a consultation letter from Dr. If there are questions in regards to the plan, Dr. Knopke will be more than happy to discuss any concerns you may have on the phone. Our aim is to diminish the burden of chronic disease in the individual affected by Obesity.
We accept most major PPO health insurances as well as Medicare. We accept consultations for the following requests:. Knopke is a leader in the field of Obesity Medicine.
He is an active participant in designing continuing medical education CME programs on the topic of Obesity Medicine which are designed to educate other Obesity Medicine providers around the country on various topics in Obesity Medicine. He is also an instructor for the OMA for their board preparatory course to help other physicians study for and pass their Obesity Medicine Board exam.
Should you have any questions about the nature of our program, Dr. Knopke can be reached at drknopke inlandempireweightloss. Behavior The cornerstone of any successful weight loss program is behavioral management. Nutrition We use a combination of education and medical grade meal replacements to facilitate weight loss. Appetite Suppressants We provide appetite suppressants or "diet pills" to most of our patients. Lipotropic and B12 Injections Many patients notice a metabolic boost and improved weight loss with a weekly injection.
Weight Loss For Women Common weight related problems associated with women include weight gain after pregnancy, peri-menopausal weight gain, and cyclical eating patterns related to both normal and abnormal menstrual cycles. Medicine Many of our patients also have medical and psychological problems as well. Exercise There is no doubt that exercise helps in the weight loss process. Support We find that regularly scheduled visits, usually at 2 week intervals, are important in keeping people on track towards their weight loss goal.
Convenience We realize that most of our patients work and scheduling is important for them. Maintenance When you have reached your goal, we will not forget about you. Compare us to Weight Watchers The American Medical Association has declared that Obesity is a disease and numerous other medical societies agree.
Compare us to Nutrisystem A weight loss program is more than just delivering pre-prepared meals to your door. When you see a board certified Obesity Medicine Specialist at Inland Empire Weight Loss, besides all of the items listed to the left under Weight Watchers, look at how our weight loss program stacks up to Nutrisystem: Receive a full laboratory evaluation as well as a hormonal analysis to determine what is keeping you from losing weight.
Receive weight loss medications from an experienced Obesity Medicine Specialist. Common problems that are seen in an obesity medicine clinic can include but are not limited to: Weight Loss Patient Packet.
Find your program One of the big advantages of choosing a clinic that is run by a board certified Obesity Medicine Specialist is that we can take care of a wide spectrum of medical needs.
For individuals looking to lose pounds Have no current major health problems Reduce future health risks associated with having extra weight. Feel rejuvenated and increase your energy level through weight loss. Start using your skinny jeans again! Our most popular program Address established weight related problems during the visit Get to the root causes of weight loss failure when an appetite suppressant alone stops working Common examples of treated problems include sleep, anxiety, and pre-diabetes.
For complex patients taking multiple medications Manage 3 established medical problems related to your weight or Manage 1 new weight related problem with up to 1 established problem Decrease your chronic disease burden Achieve your goal of decreasing the number of medications that you take. Insurance Price Varies If you have a fee-for-service type health insurance and multiple medical problems, then this is the best option for you.
Examples of weight related conditions can be found here. Qualifying is typically easier than you think. Initial Visit - additionally includes: Complete history and physical to fully evaluate your current health status Initial workup on health issues that may affect your ability to lose weight Detailed start-up instructions Laboratory orders Instructions on starting appetite suppressants.
Bioidental Hormone Replacement Therapy We find that many of our patients, both men and women, suffer from hormone related problems as a consequence of their excess weight. We accept consultations for the following requests: Weight loss Adults and Children Diabetes and other diseases related to insulin resistance such as: Ventral hernias that require preoperative weight loss Prepregnancy weight loss and help in Obesity related fertility issues such as PCOS Dr.
This convenience increases the cost, of course. Weight Watchers is the cheapest, followed by Nutrisystem and Jenny Craig. Check how much support you receive, as successful dieting often relies on the right amount of pressure and counseling from other dieters or from a dietitian. The Colorado State University Extension reports that both Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers provide regular individual and group counseling, unlike Nutrisystem, which offers only online social support from other dieters.
Similarly, the first two offer local, real-life interactions in the form of Weight Watcher meetings or Jenny Craig centers. This might be important if you prefer face-to-face interactions instead of online-only discussions. Review how each diet plan treats your post-diet lifestyle.
Both Jenny Craig and Weight Watchers focus on behavior re-education, practical meal planning and proper eating skills, according to the Colorado State University Extension. Video of the Day. Price of Nutrisystem Food Vs. How to Stop Nutrisystem.