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Weight Loss Specialist

Blue Hills Medical Group

Family Care & Aesthetics located in Cupertino, CA

Nearly two-thirds of Americans today are overweight or obese. Carrying the extra weight puts strain on your body and increases your risk of developing a variety of health issues, but losing weight is often challenging. B. Jalilie, MD, at Blue Hills Medical Group in Cupertino, California, can help. Offering medical weight-loss programs, the team is equipped to help you lose weight and achieve better health. Book online or call the office today to learn more about your weight-loss options.

Weight Loss Q & A

What is obesity?

Obesity is a medical condition that’s diagnosed if you have a body mass index (BMI) above 30. BMI is a scale that compares your height and your weight to determine if you are at a healthy weight. 

In general, a BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 indicates a healthy weight. Having a BMI between 25 and 29.9 means you’re overweight.

Being obese means you have excessive body fat. It’s a condition that many Americans face, and common causes include unhealthy diet, inactive lifestyle, and genetics. Some medical conditions like polycystic ovarian syndrome and hypothyroidism may make obesity more likely.

Obesity can limit your mobility and make it harder to participate in the activities you love, but it also comes with health complications. Risks of obesity include:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol
  • Arthritis
  • Sleep apnea
  • Infertility 

When you’re overweight or obese, your body must work harder to operate. Strain on your heart, organs, bones, and more can cause significant health complications.

What is medical weight loss?

Most people know that being obese poses health risks, but losing weight isn’t easy. It requires dedication, knowledge, and support. Medical weight loss at Blue Hills Medical Group gives you the support of a team of experts so you can achieve lasting success.

Medical weight loss is a personalized approach to weight loss. It’s holistic in nature and includes health monitoring, nutritional counseling, exercise programs, and counseling. 

Successful weight loss often requires a combination of lifestyle changes, and medical weight loss at Blue Hills Medical Group gives you the expertise you need.

Is medical weight loss right for me?

At Blue Hills Medical Group, we understand that losing weight on your own is hard. It’s a complicated element of health. Your weight is influenced by your activity level, diet, family history, and pre-existing health conditions.

If you’re overweight or obese and you’ve tried to lose weight before without success, medical weight loss might be right for you. The team takes your lifestyle, medical history, and goals into consideration and develops a comprehensive weight-loss plan that’s right for you.

Being obese can compromise your health and impact your quality of life. You’ll find accountability, support, and the knowledge you need to lose weight and maintain a healthy weight going forward.

If you’re ready to start your weight-loss journey, you’ll find personalized weight-loss support at Blue Hills Medical Group. Request a consultation online or call the office to get started today.