Frequently Asked Questions

What is insulin resistance?

Insulin resistance is a metabolic condition where the body becomes de-sensitized to insulin which leads to excess production. Insulin tells the body to hold on to fat.

Is Obesity a Epidemic?

An epidemic is a large population with disease, who's spread is controlled and progression expected, while pandemic is international and out of control. Over the past 50yrs obesity levels have tripled which some may argue is "out of control"! However, obesity is still considered an epidemic.  

Why won't insurance cover weight loss?

Even though obesity is associated with a number of health risks; insurance companies don't cover the cost because the perception is that obesity is a cosmetic issue as opposed to a chronic disease.

What is the difference between Hormone Replacement Therapy and Bio-identical Hormone Replacement Therapy?

Bio-identical hormone replacements are derived from natural resources whereas, hormone replacement therapy comes from synthetic sources.

What are the benefits of IV therapy

IV therapy is quick, relatively painless and provides 100% absorption of essential vitamins, electrolytes and hydration. So that you can get back to doing the things you love!