About the Program
While many components go into making our program so successful, above all, our success rate can be attributed to the fact that we treat the underlying causes of your weight gain with a highly individualized medical program based on the results of your at-home medical exam.
It depends on availability (yours and your physician). Whenever possible, we organize your follow-up calls with the same physician you spoke with upon your first visit.
No. Your initial visit is with a wellness coach from the comfort of your home. Any follow-up medical appointments with your physician will be online.
Every patient is different. As a result, you and your personal wellness coach will be responsible for setting your weight loss goals.
Yes! You will be assigned a personal wellness coach who will provide you with a nutritious eating plan, dietary guidance, and advice for sound exercise habits.
No. But you will need to follow the dietary guidelines set out by your personal wellness coach. This includes minimizing your intake of foods that are high in fat, sugar, and simple carbohydrates to promote healthy blood sugar levels, and choosing items that are high in nutritional value and low on the glycemic index.
Yes. We have a team of wellness coaches on staff to assist our weight loss patients on their journeys toward better health and wellness.
Yes. Your personal wellness coach will give you important information about making better dietary choices, what are the best types of food to be eating in order to get results, and what a sound eating plan looks like.
Yes. We treat both men and women who are interested in embarking on a medical weight loss journey.
No. Our weight loss program is currently offered to residents of Florida.
To be eligible for our program, participants must meet our criteria. For those under the age of 18, we assess eligibility on an individual basis.
Our weight loss program begins with a minimum of 3 months and, based on your weight loss goal, can continue beyond this period up to 12 months to maximize your results and ensure that you have successfully adopted healthy new eating habits to keep you on track.
After your initial consultation with your physician, you will have a 15-minute video call with your personal wellness coach each week to help keep you on track. In addition, you will speak to your doctor online once per month.
About the Medical Evaluation
The at-home medical evaluation takes approximately 30 minutes and includes bloodwork, an ECG, vitals, and a thorough review of your current medications.
Our medical evaluation tests for health conditions such as diabetes, glucose intolerance, hypothyroidism, high cortisol levels, cholesterol, and triglyceride levels.
About the Prescription Medications and Supplements
Yes. Depending on your customized medical weight loss treatment plan, your physician may prescribe several medications to address the underlying causes of your weight problems. These medications are based on your customized medical treatment plan and are all FDA-approved.
Yes. All prescription medications are FDA-approved.
Any side effects associated with the medication(s) prescribed will be addressed by your doctor before you begin treatment.
About the Insurance
No. At this time, Virtual Weight Loss is a fee-for-service program, and we do not accept insurance.
About the Program's Resources
Yes. Our convenient app allows you to remotely track your health values, progress and meals.
About the Eligibility
Our ideal candidate is anyone eighteen years or older who meets the criteria outlined on our terms and conditions page.
Those suffering from a previously diagnosed medical condition will be assessed for eligibility by a Virtual Weight Loss physician on a case-by-case basis.
No. Virtual Weight Loss is a fee-for-service program and does not require a doctor’s referral.
About the Cost
The total cost of the program is contingent on your customized treatment program.
Yes, we have monthly payment options available.