Medical Weight Loss
Our medically Supervised Weight Loss program starts with an initial visit to get you started on your weight loss journey. You will then come in and visit us weekly to follow-up, get advice and stock up on your weight loss necessities.
Here at Derby Derm, it isn’t only about the weight you
lose. It’s about the total transformation of mind, body
and soul. It is a way for you to regain control of your
health and fight the disease of obesity. You can lose
weight without painful, invasive procedures. Our
clients are not encouraged to purchase expensive pre-
packaged meals or shakes. We teach them how to use
real, fresh foods that don’t interfere with everyday life.
We offer a medically supervised program created by
experts in nutrition and fitness. Our three phase
approach to weight loss includes FDA approved
appetite suppressants (if prescribed), dietary
supplements and vitamin and mineral injections along
with nutrition and exercise counseling. Your initial visit will include nutrition consultation and
a nutrition plan as well as exercise recommendations. We will measure your weight, body fat percentage,
waist circumference and resting metabolic rate (how
many daily calories it would take for you to maintain
your current weight without exercise). We will perform
an EKG and a comprehensive blood panel. You will
receive a medical consultation with our provider, a
vitamin and mineral injection, a prescription for
appetite suppressants and a one month supply of
Following the initial visit, our patients come in for
weekly follow- up visits. These visits offer them
education and support as they pursue their health and
fitness goals. We measure our patient’s weight, body
fat percentage, waist circumference and resting
metabolic rate (how many daily calories it would take
to maintain current weight without exercise). Patients
receive vitamin and mineral injections and a refill of
their appetite suppressant prescription.
Avoid costly doctors’ visits due to knee, ankle and
back pain, diabetes, high cholesterol and high blood
pressure- all of which can be caused by excess weight. Our goal is not only to help our patients lose weight,
but to give them the skills that are essential in
maintaining their weight loss and living a healthy
lifestyle. If you are tired of the dieting roller coaster,
call us today. We can give you the tools you need to
painlessly change your lifestyle and watch the pounds
and inches fall off permanently, helping you live life to
In the year prior to discovering Derby Derm, so many things happened in my life. My father was diagnosed with cancer (he is now cancer free), his brother struggles with diabetes, and I was becoming someone I didn’t like to be around. Unmotivated, negative, a Dr. Pepper and sugar junkie, and was worried about what my being overweight was doing to my health, and worried about my family things as well. For a while, I would go to the gym, but t would hurt my knees, or I’d feel out of place. About a week before I turned 34, I saw a coupon in the paper for Derby Derm. It was a special they were running for a discounted weight loss consultation with blood test and all the works. This was what I needed! I had just gone shopping the day before to pick up some new pants and shirts. I refused to make the clothing purchase because I would be getting a size 20 pants and a shirt with yet another X before L! I wanted to go and get the blood work done and see how my numbers were, to see what I already knew. What I found when I went there was a plan that I could follow, great people to cheer me on and guide me through the struggles I would have along the path to becoming the person I am now. I can tell you that the person I am this minute is not the same person I was mid- February. I am more positive, energetic, and my body just feels clean. Clean of the bad foods, sugar, soda, and the depression I would feel when I would eat fast food more than once a day. I never imagined that I would be this person. I also don’t have to wear glasses anymore. My eye doctor told me that sometimes nearsightedness can be caused by sugar buildup on the cornea. Apparently that’s what caused mine! My original goals have been far surpassed…I wanted to go to the gym a few times a month, but now I go a few times a week (and hate it when I can’t make it)! I’m eating the right foods, and the right portion size. I don’t wake with back pain, or get knee pain from exercising. The benefits to weight loss and good meal planning are amazing! The thought of soda now make my stomach turn. I’m now looking to help my family out and show them what I’ve learned, so they can see how I’ve changed, not just the physical person they see, but my habits as well. I love shopping even more today, eight months after starting the program. I just purchased a size 8 skirt and a size small shirt and sweater. I can’t thank Derby Derm enough for offering this program. It has truly changed my life in so many ways!
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If you are not seeking to lose weight but would like to enjoy the benefits of our supplemental vitamin and mineral injections, we offer weekly Vitamin injections. For more information click here.