Weight Loss Specialist

Suncoast Medical Group

Onyi Agim, MD

Internal Medicine located in Houston, TX

Being overweight puts you at risk for health problems and can make you feel self-conscious. At Suncoast Medical Group in Houston, Texas, internist Onyi Agim, MD, and her exceptional team offer medical weight loss to ensure you reach your goal weight in a healthy way. To lose weight with the help of an expert medical team, call the Suncoast Medical Group office or schedule an appointment online today.

Weight Loss Q & A

What is medical weight loss?

Medical weight loss at Suncoast Medical Group uses medications, diet counseling, nutrition plans, and chronic disease management as needed to help you reach an ideal weight and reduce the risk of health problems. Losing weight with medical experts increases your chance of long-term success.

If you weigh more than you’d like but struggle to reach a desirable weight on your own, medical weight loss might be the solution for you. 

What are the benefits of medical weight loss?

Some of the many benefits linked with medical weight loss at Suncoast Medical Group include:

  • Effective weight loss
  • Long-term weight management
  • High success rates
  • More energy
  • Lower chronic disease risks
  • Improved disease management
  • Higher self-esteem

After achieving your goal weight, you can look better, feel better, and gain the confidence you deserve. Weight loss programs at Suncoast Medical Group are simple yet highly effective.

What happens during medical weight loss visits?

During medical weight loss appointments at Suncoast Medical Group, friendly staff members greet you and check your weight, body mass index (BMI), pulse, blood pressure, and other vital signs. 

Dr. Agim reviews your medical history, discusses your lifestyle and desired outcome, and completes a comprehensive physical examination. She may recommend blood or urine tests, asthma or allergy testing, heart function testing, or other diagnostic tests to detect or rule out medical problems.

What does a weight loss program usually include?

Every patient is different, but your personalized medical weight loss program at Suncoast Medical Group may consist of:

  • Appetite-suppressing medications
  • Metabolism-boosting medicines
  • Dietary supplements
  • Custom nutrition plans
  • Exercise prescriptions
  • Diet and weight loss counseling
  • Medications for chronic disease management
  • Hormone treatments

You might meet with Dr. Agim weekly, every two weeks, or every month depending on your unique needs and how long you’ve been following your program. She answers your questions and concerns during your weight loss journey and changes your plan as needed.

If you haven’t been able to lose weight on your own, don’t give up. Call the Suncoast Medical Group to schedule a medical weight loss consultation or book an appointment online today.