The Metabolic Syndrome term is used to describe a group of risk factors that can include but are not limited to; insulin resistance, high blood pressure, high blood sugar, high levels of cholesterol and abdominal fat.
What is Metabolic Syndrome?
How do I know if I have Metabolic Syndrome?
There are various sings that can be identified with a physical exam and laboratory tests. Also, the body sends certain signals that let you know if your metabolism needs help. High blood pressure, high levels of glucose in blood, large waist (40 inches for men, 35 inches for women). Other indicators include low HDL cholesterol (Men- under than 40 mg, Women under 50 mg).
To find out more take the “healthy metabolism” quiz
How do I know if I’m overweight or obese?
Your body mass index (measurement for body fat) is the best indicator to determine obesity. A BMI of 24.9 is an indicator of being overweight and 30 or more is clear indicator of obesity.
Can Dr. Green treat overweight or obese children?
Yes. Dr. Green is a Board Certified Pediatrician and Clinical expert in Bariatric and has years of experience treating patients 3 years of age and older.
Can Dr. Green’s metabolic plan treat pregnant women with gestational diabetes?
Dr. Green’s metabolic plans can safely treat pregnant women affected by gestational diabetes.
Do I have to stop eating the foods I like to lose weight?
Foods that are high in sugar, empty carbs and lactose encourage weight gain. Dr. Green empowers her patients by teaching them to use delicious power foods.
Are your supplements safe?
The Institute of Weight Management and Metabolic Medicine of Orlando Supplements are made with the upmost quality and natural ingredients.
What If I only want to lose 10 lbs? Do I have to be obese to join Dr. Green’s customized programs?
Dr. Green’s simple steps to lose weight can be applied to lose 10 lbs. or 100 lbs. Plans are tailored to our patient’s individual needs.
How much does the program cost?
Dr. Green creates a customized plan for each patient. Hence, the cost of each Lifetime Metabolic Weight Loss program differs for each patient. For this reason, Dr. Green invites you for a free 30-minute consultation, so she can review your past medical history and your weight loss goals. Then she discusses treatment options and cost face to face.
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