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Obesity & Weight Loss

Pompeyo C Chavez, MD

Family Practice Personalized Care MDVIP at Premier Family Physicians serving Bastrop, Austin, TX, and the surrounding areas

Being overweight or obese significantly increases your risks for heart disease, stroke, and other serious health problems. Pompeyo Chavez, MD serving Bastrop, Austin, TX, and the surrounding areas, helps lower your risk by offering concierge-style weight-loss support to help you lose weight and improve your health for the long term. If you struggle with obesity and need personalized, one-on-one support for healthy weight loss, call the practice or book an appointment online today.

Obesity & Weight Loss Q & A

How does obesity impact my health?

Being obese or overweight can significantly impact your health and increase your risk for many severe health conditions. Obesity is an excess of body fat or a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. BMI is a measurement Dr. Chavez uses to determine a healthy range for weight based on your height and current weight. 

Obesity is a leading risk factor for conditions such as: 

  • Type 2 diabetes
  • Heart disease
  • High blood pressure
  • High cholesterol 
  • Kidney disease
  • Peripheral vascular disease (PVD)
  • Stroke and blood clots
  • Nonhealing wounds

If you’re overweight or obese, you need personalized support to improve your overall wellness. As your MDVIP-affiliated physician, Dr. Chavez makes lowering your risk factors a top priority, helping you improve your health through a healthy weight-loss plan. 

How can weight loss improve my health?

Lowering your weight by 10% can reduce your risk factors and help benefit your overall state of health. 

Benefits of healthy weight loss include:

  • Lowered blood pressure
  • Decreased insulin resistance
  • Improved mood and self-confidence
  • Less strain on joints and bones
  • More effective oxygen usage 
  • Less chronic pain 
  • Better quality sleep 
  • Improved immune response

Dr. Chavez offers personalized weight-loss plans for each patient. He works closely with you to develop a plan of care that takes your lifestyle, risk factors, and health history into account. 

What weight-loss plan can help me get to a healthier body size?

There is not one single weight-loss plan that works for every person. Dr. Chavez creates a personalized, holistic weight-loss program that fits you and your specific needs. 

Your program may include:

  • Customized eating plan
  • Personalized activity plan
  • One-on-one consultations 
  • Nutritional education and support
  • Supplements and medications 
  • Emotional and mental support 
  • Regular weigh-ins

If you’re obese, you can do few other things that could improve your health as much as healthy weight loss. Dr. Chavez and his team are committed to supporting you until you reach your health goals, and they cheer you on every step along the way. 

For personalized support for your healthy weight loss, call the office or schedule an appointment online with Pompeyo C Chavez, MD today.