WHAT TO EXPECT ON
YOUR FIRST VISIT
Waistlines offers several different programs
to serve a variety of patient needs. The initial visit will take up to 2 hours
and involves a comprehensive work-up consisting of: A history and physical
exam, an educational class, an EKG, and an extensive blood panel, which
includes tests specific to the field of bariatric medicine. Patients see the
physician at every follow up visit so they can be closely monitored and
You will need to fast for 12 hours prior to your appointment time. Drinking
plenty of water enables us to draw your blood more efficiently. Bring a
complete list of your prescription medications as well as any vitamins and
herbals you may be taking.
You will pick, with the physicians
guidance, a weight loss program that best suits your needs and lifestyle.
Return visits are either weekly or every 2 weeks, depending on the program you
have chosen. With dedication and motivation, following the program will result
in achieving your ultimate weight loss goals!
We believe you will be
pleased with the comprehensive nature of the testing we offer during your
initial visit. Knowing this will give you the confidence that Dr. Lyon
understands the uniqueness of your metabolism as she designs your customized
weight loss program.