Weight Loss Specialist

Primary Care & Family Care in Bladensburg, MD

Weight Loss services offered in Bladensburg, MD

Weight loss isn’t as simple as it may seem, and after multiple attempts, you might feel like it’s not possible for you. With professional-guided medical weight loss by Khudsi Tucker, FNP-BC, and the team at ABS Clinical Services in Bladensburg, Maryland, you can take part in a personalized plan that aims for sustainable results. To schedule an appointment, call ABS Clinical Services or book online today.

Weight Loss Q & A

What is weight loss?

Weight loss is the process of reducing your body weight and the amount of fat on your body, which puts you at a higher risk of certain diseases and long-term health conditions. Not every weight loss method is effective or even good for you, so it’s important to keep your body’s needs in mind while navigating your weight loss process.

At ABS Clinical Services, the team helps you recognize your body’s needs and keep them at the forefront of a healthcare provider-guided medical weight loss plan. The team evaluates you with an initial assessment to gain an idea of your current lifestyle, diet (and any restrictions), and weight loss goals.

Throughout your medical weight loss plan, you check in regularly with the team at ABS Clinical Services for updates on your progress. Khudsi and the team can help you stay on track while working toward your goals with in-person and telemedicine follow-up visits. 

How does medical weight loss work?

Your medical weight loss plan may include several factors and lifestyle changes according to your starting point and end goals. The team at ABS Clinical Services includes evidence-based weight loss techniques in your plan, such as:

Nutritional guidance

The food you currently eat may be contributing to your weight gain or weight management struggles. The team at ABS Clinical Services teaches you valuable information about nutrition and helps you meet your dietary needs. 

Increased exercise

Expending energy through exercise helps you burn calories. The team helps you find exercises that interest you and align with your goals.  

Weight loss medications or injections

Medications for weight loss work by suppressing your appetite or helping you feel full sooner than you would otherwise. When you use them alongside a nutritious diet, you won’t find yourself feeling deprived or like you’re not getting enough to eat. 

Does weight loss improve my health?

Losing weight in a healthy manner with professional medical guidance can result in many improvements for your health and overall well-being. Having extra body fat increases your risk for various chronic illnesses and can even limit your mobility. By managing your weight with medical weight loss, you can reduce your risk for:

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Hypertension
  • Heart disease
  • Stroke
  • Arthritis and joint pain
  • Certain types of cancer
  • High cholesterol
  • Sleep apnea

You may already have one or more of these conditions, even if it doesn’t stem directly from your weight, diet, or lifestyle. In these cases, losing weight may improve your symptoms even if it couldn’t prevent the condition entirely. 

To schedule a weight loss consultation at ABS Clinical Services, call the office or book online today.