Frequently Asked Questions

People have lots of questions about losing weight. They want to know the best way to do it. They want to know if it’s safe. Essential Weight Loss can help you better understand the world of medical weight loss and how it works. These are some of the questions we hear most often.

What is Medical Weight Loss?

Medical weight loss is a program that’s designed and supervised by medical professionals to help patients interested in losing weight. This involves a customized program. Your program may include targeted diet plans, exercise programs, medications, and/or supplements.


What is a Medical Weight Loss Center?

A medical weight loss center is a clinic operated by trained and certified medical experts. These specialize in providing proven, customized programs for safe and sustainable weight loss. Essential Weight Loss is a medical weight loss clinic in Cary, NC. We are staffed by certified doctors and nurses dedicated to helping you become healthier and happier with your body.


Why Essential Weight Loss?

Essential Weight Loss is your premier partner for customized weight management programs. We work with you closely to find the perfect weight loss plan to help you lose weight quickly and safely.


Can Medical Weight Loss Help Me Lose Weight Fast?

Everyone is different, and some people will lose weight faster than others. With the help of a medical weight loss program, you can expect more effective results. What’s more, Essential Weight Loss will check-in regularly and adjust your program to help you stay on track.


Are Medical Weight Loss Clinics Safe?

Medical weight loss clinics are one of the safest and most responsible ways to lose weight. We have you work with an experienced team of nutritionists and medical experts. This ensures that you lose weight safely, and we’ll help you learn how to keep it off in the long run.


How Does Medical Weight Loss Work?

First, you have a consultation with a team of experienced medical professionals. From there, your weight loss goals are determined, as is the best way to achieve them. We will then develop a tailored plan unique to you and your needs.


Does Medical Weight Loss Work?

Yes! Working with a team of medical experts is the safest and most effective way you get the results you want. Of course, results can vary for each individual. Even so, there’s no better way to get the weight off than by working with the people that know best.


What Weight Loss Programs Do You Offer?

Essential Weight Loss Provides tailored programs to each person. These can include customized diets, modified liquid diets, supplements, medications, hCG injections, and more. Schedule a consultation today to find out what will work best for you.


What Does Medical Weight Loss Cost?

The price can vary from person to person. Each plan is unique to the individual. That means there’s no flat fee that covers everything. Speak to our friendly staff for your consultation and to receive a quote for your weight loss program.


Does Health Insurance Cover Medical Weight Loss?

It depends. Some insurance companies will cover weight loss treatments. This can depend on the kind of treatment. It can also depend on it was recommended by your physician for a specific medical condition. Talk to one of our friendly experts to see about your insurance.


Is Medical Weight Loss a Fad?

Not at all! When you come to Essential Weight Loss, we want to help you in the safest and most responsible way possible. We’ll never put your health at risk. With our experts you will never see a fad diet or unproven medication.


Can I Be Prescribed Weight Loss Pills?

In some cases, yes. Essential Weight Loss only offers medications that have been proven by the FDA. That means that these medications have been proven to be clinically effective. These weight loss pills are proven safe to use. We will often combines these meds with customized diet plans and exercises for maximum effectiveness.


How Do I Know What Diet Plan is Right for Me?

Every person, and their body, is different. A diet plan that works for some people might not be best for others. That’s what we customize our programs for each patient. Ask for a consultation with one of our trained experts to develop a diet plan that’s right for you.


What Is the hCG Diet?

Human chorionic gonadotropin (or hCG) is a natural hormone produced in the human body during pregnancy. It has also proven to be effective in aiding weight-loss treatments. The hCG diet has also become known as Dr. Emma’s Diet. Essential Weight Loss provides health evaluations to see if an hCG diet is right for you. We then combine regular hCG injections with a low-calorie diet for optimum results.


What is a Liquid Diet?

A modified liquid diet is a safe and effective way to quickly lose weight. High-protein shakes are used as meal replacements. These are combined with small dinners and weekly B-complex vitamin injections. This high-protein, low-calorie approach has been proven to be safe and effective, especially under medical supervision.


What is the Ketogenic Diet?

The ketogenic is a low-carb diet that focuses on healthy fats and high amounts of protein and fiber. Also known as the “keto diet,” this program can help you lose weight while increasing your energy. This diet can lead to an improved blood sugar balance and better overall health. Talk to an expert today to learn more about the ketogenic diet.


Does Medical Weight Loss Require Exercise?

At Essential Weight Loss, we believe that a good weight loss program should be balanced. That means combining effective diets and supplements with targeted exercise. Everyone benefits from a more active lifestyle. We want to help you find an exercises programs that works for you and your schedule.


Do You Offer Weight Loss Supplements?

We believe that weight loss supplements can be a valuable part of an approved medical program. Essential Weight Loss combines FDA-approved supplements with a customized diet plan and targeted exercise. We want to find the right balance to provide you with the safest and most effective plan for your weight loss goals.


Do You Do Weight Loss for Women?

Our clinic is proud to provide a variety of weight loss programs for women. We can help with postpartum weight loss and many other conditions. Essential Weight Loss wants to help you look and feel better. Talk to one of our experts today to discover the best plan for you.


Do You Do Weight Loss for Men?

Essential Weight Loss is happy to help men looking to lose weight and live a healthier lifestyle. Would you like to ditch your own “dad bod?” Contact one of our medical professionals to get started on your tailored weight loss plan.

Take the first step toward a healthier you.