Healthy and Structured Medical Weight Loss Programs in Los Angeles
Weight Management is a complex problem that requires a variety of treatment options. No single treatment will work for all people. We provide a custom weight loss and maintenance solution for each of our patients to ensure that the treatment conforms to the lifestyle, medical needs and weight loss goals of the individual. Depending on your specific needs and weight loss goals, Dr. Kerendian may prescribe a treatment based on one or more of the following programs.
Why Lose Weight
Even a modest weight loss of 5 to 15% of total body weight in a person who is overweight or obese, reduces the risk factors for some diseases, particularly heart disease. Learn more »
During your consultation, Dr. Kerendian will recommend the type of program that will best meet your weight loss and health goals. Dr. Kerendian is proud to have formulated a consultation method that will tailor you as an individual. The doctor will interview you for 30-60 minutes to personally get to know you. He will combine this with your BMI and a computerized total body fat analysis to formulate a personalized treatment method that will be the most successful for you.
Weight Loss Programs
Very Low Calorie
A Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) is a medical weight management program where patients consume 800-1100 calories per day. Learn more »
A Low Calorie Diet (LCD) is a medical weight management program where patients consume between 1000 and 1200 calories per day. Learn more »
A Reduced Calorie Diet is a weight management program where patients consume a controlled amount of calories each day either using normal meals or a combination of normal food and meal replacement products such as OPTIFAST. Learn more »
The OPTIFAST Program treats the whole person, not just his/her eating habits. Obesity is a complex disease caused by a combination of genetic, environmental and emotional/social factors. It often contributes to the development of a variety of other health problems such as high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes. With the help of specially trained health care providers, OPTIFAST treatment addresses the causes of obesity as well as its consequences. Choose OPTIFAST and join more than one million people who have enjoyed the benefits that OPTIFAST can provide. Learn more »
Lipotropic nutrients are a class of agents that play important roles in the body’s use of fat. These compounds enhance liver and gallbladder’s role by decreasing fat deposits and speeding up metabolism of fat and its removal. A credible bariatric physician who has used it successfully for his patients over the past 30 years has perfected the natural ingredients of this formula. Learn more »
Medications used in weight management are generally classified as either appetite suppressants or Lipase inhibitors. However Dr. Kerendian will use other medications if more appropriate for your situation. Learn more »
Out Of State
Because of increased media attention and widespread positive word of mouth, many individuals living outside of California, that have requested Dr. Kerenian’s help. To meet the needs of these individuals, Dr. Kerendian has formulated a “Mini out-of-state-treatment protocol.” This protocol is available to qualified individuals who live more than a two hours drive from either of the Delight Medical & Wellness Center locations. Learn more »