Frequently Asked Questions About Medical Weight Loss in Toronto, Ontario
At Weight2Lose we get a lot of the same questions coming from many of our patients. If you have any questions or concerns that are not covered on this page, feel free to contact us any time.
OHIP Covers the consultations with Weight2Lose medical doctors. Other services may be covered by your benefits. (when applicable)
Programs start at $150 per month (plus HST) for a comprehensive weekly support system, from two medical professionals.
Most patients will see results the first week.
Yes, some insurance plans may provide coverage for a registered nutritionist or a dietitian. Our practitioners will provide invoices, as required.
Every weight loss plan must consider your unique health status, fitness level and weight loss goals. As a general note, intermittent fasting can be an effective plan to lose weight at an accelerated pace. In addition to the health benefits, you will also save money on food.
We focus on personalized meal planning, cognitive behavioral therapy and personalized exercise support. We may also advise on supplements, in an unbiased manner. (we do not sell them)
It depends on your body type and composition. Most people tend to lose fat where they first notice the fat gain.
The combination of clinical nutrition and personal training offers the fundamental components for chronic disease prevention and weight loss. There are numerous benefits associated with personalized nutrition and exercise plans such as: metabolic improvements, permanent weight loss and effective prevention and management of a wide range of chronic diseases.
Yes, completely safe. In the past 7 years Weight2Lose programs helped over 15,000 patients improve their health and lose weight. Our team has never had an incident that resulted in an injury or any other adverse health outcome as a result of our programs.
If the program is followed correctly in accordance with our medical team’s guidance, the program will work. If the program doesn’t seem to be working for you right away, our team will discuss alternatives, make modifications and revise your meal plan and exercise routines until you are successful.
Many patients have been able to reduce medications for high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. Discussing your medications with our medical doctor and determining what is an appropriate plan of action is part of our protocol.
Your initial visit with both the doctor and the nutritionist will be about 1.5 hours. On your first visit, the consultation with the doctor is usually 30 minutes and about 45 minutes with the nutritionist. Follow-up in-clinic (or remote) sessions are usually 20-30 minutes with each health care provider.