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Physicians,  Practitioners & Scientifically Interested People.   Learn about scientific information on weight loss, anti-obesity medications, what’s in the news, and  current medical research that helps direct us in designing programs for our patients.  From practitioners specializing in Obesity Medicine,  you will discover what we can do for your patients, too.

Schedule an informational session with Dr. Hendricks, at your convenience, to learn more about how we can help your practice.  Call 916-773-1191 or email info@hendricksforhealth.com to request a time.

Our Core Practice Goals

  • Achieve significant loss of excess fat, especially visceral fat, in every patient
  • Assist patients maintain significant weight loss
  • Provide long-term, lifelong support for overweight and obese patients

Methods: Safe, proven, medical evidence-based, nonsurgical methods

  • Very Low-Carbohydrate and Low-Carbohydrate, Ketogenic Diets
  • Behavior modification – eating behaviors, food selection, impulse control, physical activities & exercise
  • Long-term anti-obesity pharmacotherapy when indicated – phentermine, diethylpropion, phendimetrazine, topiramate, Qsymia and complementary medicines

Results: Comparable to Lap-Band surgery at one year

  • Average patient weight loss at one year = 40 pounds (Hendricks EJ, et al. Long-term phentermine for obesity. Obesity (Silver Spring) 2011; 19(12): 2351-60.)
  • 97% of patients achieve > 5% weight loss at one year (ibid)
  • 83% achieve > 10% at one year (ibid)
  • 62% achieve > 15% at one year (ibid)

Expectations: You can expect your overweight or obese patient will experience improvements in:

Diabetes * Impaired fasting glucose  * Metabolic syndrome  * Arthritis 
* Hypertension  * Prehypertension * Quality of Life * Infertility 
* Sleep apnea  * Fatty Liver (NASH)  * Dyslipidemia  * Chronic pain 
* GERD  * Cardiovascular disease  * Physical mobility  * PCOS 

 

Professional Qualifications:

  • Certified in Obesity Medicine by the American Board of Obesity Medicine (Not an ABMS specialty Board)
  • Certified in Anatomic and Clinical Pathology by the American Board of Pathology
  • Fellow of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians (Honorary Award)
  • FDA Appointee to EMDAC, the Endocrinologic and Metabolic Drug Advisory Committee which advises the FDA on Obesity and Endocrine drugs
  • Member, Vivus Speakers Bureau on Qsymia

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