Rochester Weight Loss Locations:

1299 Portland Ave. Suite #11 Rochester, NY

61C Monroe Ave. Pittsford NY.

Call to Schedule a FREE Consultation Today!
(585) 467-8838

Q?

What type of insurance do you accept?

A.

Superbill are given to patients that would like to submit a claim to their insurance provided, but unfortunately some insurance companies are unwilling to reimburse money back to patients. We do accept flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health saving accounts (HSA) for our program and sometimes including our food.

Q?

Why we check your blood work?

A.

Like any other disease Dr. Masood likes to checks your blood work to see if you have any preexisting condition like PCOS, thyroid problems, diabetes, or metabolic deficiencies that can make weight loss difficult. In order to medically treat obesity we need to treat the conditions surrounding the main problem, which is OBESITY.

Q?

If I want to lose weight, how many calories do I need every day?

A.

During a healthy weight loss program, women need less than 1200 calories and men less than 1400. A high level of activity increases the amount of calories that are allowed.

Q?

If I’m overweight but not obese, do I still need help?

A.

Yes! Weight gain is the first step toward obesity. If you are slightly overweight, join our program to lessen the risk of potential obesity. Weight gain is harder to control as time progresses.

Q?

Does age affect weight gain?

A.

Yes. As people age, their activity level decreases. In addition, weight gain complicates certain medical issues that are common among the elderly.

Q?

What are considered realistic weight loss goals?

A.

Begin by targeting 5-10% of your body weight. This weight loss will improve not only your medical condition but also your endurance. Further weight loss encourages you to continue losing weight.

Q?

Why am I obese?

A.

Many factors are associated with obesity such as genetics, physiology, biochemistry, the environment, lifestyle habits, and your psychosocial situation. Our weight loss program addresses each of these categories and customizes a solution for each patient.

Q?

Is obesity associated with my other health problems?

A.

Obesity is linked with  a number of medical problems. Metabolic Syndrome and Type 2 DM are the two most prevalent diagnoses directly related to weight gain, but obesity can also cause lung and heart diseases, certain cancers, musculoskeletal disorders, sleep problems, depression, infertility, and urinary problems.

Q?

Is obesity as large of a problem in America as people say it is?

A.

Currently, more than 1/3 of the US population is obese. People of any age, gender, and socioeconomic class can be affected by obesity and excess weight.