Medical Metabolic Specialist

http://www.medical-metabolicspecialists.com

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(970) 482-8613

1939 Wilmington Dr, Unit 102
Fort Collins, CO 80528

Monday 9:00am - 5:00pm (show)

Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm

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Healthy Weight Healthy Life

Hours:
MON 9:00am - 5:00pm TUE 9:00am - 5:00pm WED 9:00am - 5:00pm THURS 9:00am - 5:00pm FRI 9:00am - 5:00pm SAT ---- SUN ----
Description: The Medical Metabolic Specialists and Center for Bone Health of Fort Collins, Colorado.

At Medical Metabolic Specialists we are dedicated to improving health and Why consider Medical Metabolic Specialists for your weight management?
Many common medical conditions cause serious harm and are improved dramatically with only minimal weight loss. Some common examples include:

High Cholesterol / High Triglycerides / Low HDL Cholesterol / Hyperlipidemia
High Blood Pressure / Hypertension
Sleep Apnea / Excessive Sleepiness
Fatty Liver / Steatohepatitis
Osteoarthritis and Back Pain
Fatigue
Heartburn / Acid Reflux / GERD
Desire for future pregnancy
Pregnancy related issues deserve specific mention. The desire for future pregnancy is an important reason to consider weight loss. During pregnancy and breast feeding we do not promote weight loss so plan ahead and lose weight before getting pregnant. These are some reasons why:

Problems for Overweight Mothers:

Gestational Diabetes risk is up to 20 times higher.
High Blood Pressure / Pre-eclampsia risk is up to 10 times higher.
C-section delivery is up to 3 times more likely.
Hospital stay averages 4 days longer for mom at delivery.
Cost of prenatal care and delivery is significantly higher.
Problems for Babies of Overweight Moms:

Major birth defects are 35% more likely - the greatest risk is for neural tube defects. They are 3 times more likely.
Intensive Care Unit stay for the newborn is 3 times more likely.
Death of the fetus or newborn is 3 times more likely.
Many other medical conditions are associated with being overweight or obese. These include:

Heart Disease / Coronary Artery Disease
Diabetes Mellitus type II / Pre-Diabetes / Impaired glucose
High Blood Pressure / Hypertension High Cholesterol / Hyperlipidemia
Sleep Apnea / Daytime Sleepiness
Kidney Disease
Cancer of the Breast, Esophagus, Stomach, Colon, Endometrium, and Kidney
Rheumatoid Arthritis
Osteoarthritis
Ob-Gyn complications / Infertility
Neural Tube Defects in infants
Chronic Venous Insufficiency Deep Vein Thrombosis
Gallbladder Disease
Gout
Wound Infection
Impaired Immunity
Liver Disease
Low Back Pain
Pancreatitis
Surgical Complications
Urinary Stress Incontinence

What about weight loss surgery?
Medical weight management is an excellent tool to improve health. It is not the only tool. Surgical procedures are locally available to promote weight loss. Surgery can be helpful for carefully selected individuals. We discuss surgical and non-surgical options with patients. At Medical Metabolic Specialists we do not perform surgery and are not affiliated with the local bariatric surgeons. We do refer appropriate patients to discuss their surgical options. If you are primarily interested in surgery consider as a resource.

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