Long-term weight loss is a journey with different stages depending on your own situation. Understanding your situation is important to ensure sustained weight loss success, with every person facing a different set of challenges based on their health, lifestyle and medical history.
Remember – anyone can lead a healthy life!
Learning as much as you can about your own health and the many Life Weight Loss programs available is paramount. Speaking with your doctor, finding out about the many surgeries for weight loss, the associated risks and benefits, costs and experiences of others is a great place to start. Our library of resources and team of experts are always available to answer any questions.
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Once you have a strong understanding of the various options and benefits at Life Weight Loss, it is time to book in a consultation with one of our doctors.
This consultation will allow us to make a professional assessment of your situation and weight loss goals, determining the best type of program for you.
The types of questions and assessments that we will work through with you are:
This is also a time to more deeply discuss any questions that you still have regarding the different procedures, how they work and how best to ensure sustained success.
Building a good relationship with your doctor at this stage ensures that we can support you throughout your journey.
Following your consultation, your doctor can determine your eligibility for a life weight loss program and weight-loss surgery. If you are a suitable candidate, it will be time to begin the program and prepare yourself for the surgical procedure. This will involve testing, education and consultations with your psychologist and dietician so that we can create a path to success that will ensure sustained weight loss. From this stage, there may be some requirements regarding your nutrition and lifestyle to make sure you will be ready for the surgery. At this point, your surgeon will also make a request for surgery on your behalf.
At this time, we will be looking to: [confirm with client]
In the lead up to your surgery, you will want to prepare mentally, physically and emotionally for your procedure. It is important to understand the life-changing nature of the surgery and to begin to practice new eating habits, exercise regularly and utilise the support of your Care Team. It is a good idea to keep a diary, join a peer support group and spend plenty of time with friends and family. By engaging those close to you to join in on the preparation, you can all benefit from a healthier lifestyle!
To ensure you are ready for this life changing operation: