What does the cost of the program include?
The program cost covers your body composition assessment, 12 visits with the Registered Dietitian, educational package, multiple behavioral counseling sessions, insurance paperwork, and telephone prescriptions. If you have OHIP, all visits with the MD are covered, including your initial consultation is free. You can then review your program options before enrolling.
Who is the ideal candidate?
Anyone struggling with weight management with or without medical conditions such as PCOS, diabetes, hypertension, fatty liver disease, hyperlipidemia, Sleep Apnea is welcome to contact us.
Is referral mandatory?
For all OHIP-covered patients, a referral is required by your family physicians. We also welcome patients who want to pay privately for the services, especially if they are not covered by OHIP. If you are interested in our program, you may print the referral form and take it to your family physician for completion
What is the average wait time?
We will call you within 1 week of referral, wait time for an initial consultation is currently 7-10 days
What does the initial consult entail?
It is an OHIP-covered session, where you will meet our physician, who will perform a comprehensive assessment and provide you recommendations suited to your health profile and your goals.
What does the weight loss program entail?
Our weight loss plan offers an extended program that includes multiple visits with the dietician, education and support, fitness assessment, and mindset/behavioral coaching. Your physician will also arrange laboratory and diagnostic investigations suited to your needs during this time period and plan the best therapeutic plan for you.
Can the program be extended?
We recognize that obesity is a chronic condition that requires long-term follow-up. For patients requiring further assistance to meet their goals, we offer a tailored extended program to meet their needs.
Do you offer virtual consultation?
We encourage all patients to have a physical assessment with our physician on their initial visit so that a comprehensive approach can be designed. Due to COVID 19 restrictions, patients will be scheduled for a virtual visit with the dietician. We will resume in-person sessions once restrictions are lifted.