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Weightloss Management

At Double Bay Doctors we understand your weight loss journey is unique to you.

It can be challenging navigating weight loss alone, which is why we offer specialised support to help you every step of the way.

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SEEKING WEIGHTLOSS ADVICE

You are not alone! Did you know that more than 60% of Australians embark on a weight loss journey at some point in their lives?

Weight management is a complex issue that can be influenced by a range of factors including diet, physical activity, lifestyle factors and underlying health conditions such as PCOS or hypothyroidism, and even medications you might be taking.

The goal of our weight loss support service is to assist you to better understand what factors may be affecting your ability to achieve your weight loss goals.

EDUCATION & EMPOWERMENT

Education is key to successful weight loss. During your consultation, our clinical team will work with you to better understand:  

  • Effects of Diet and Physical Activity: Learn how to better optimise your diet and physical activity to meet your weight loss goals

  • Effects of Lifestyle factors: Identify any lifestyle factors such as alcohol consumption, smoking, and caffeine intake and how they can influence how you lose weight

  • Current medications: Explore how certain medications may cause weight gain or hinder your ability to meet your weight loss goals

  • Hypothyroidism or underactive thyroid: Discover how thyroid problems can impact your weight loss journey and how to treat them effectively

  • Hormone issues: Learn more about how hormone imbalances and syndromes such as Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (PCOS) can affect weight loss

ABOUT WEIGHTLOSS CONSULTATIONS

Your weight loss appointment will be conducted with the support of our Practice Nurse and a General Practitioner with a special interest in weight management.

Weight loss appointments include:

  • Body composition scan

  • Psychological testing

  • Comprehensive health and lifestyle review

 

Weight Loss Management Practitioners:

Dr James Kelly, Dr Sabrina Mohammed, Dr Eugenia Ponomareva, Dr Michela Sorensen, Dr Simone Stromer & Dr Ahmad Hasanien

WEIGHTLOSS ADVICE PRACTITIONERS

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