Medical Treatment for Obesity in Castle Rock

Obesity

Compassionate Care for Obesity and Obesity-Related Symptoms

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, or CDC, 42.5% of adults in the U.S. suffer from obesity.

Obesity impacts both physical and mental health. Plus, it contributes to a reduced quality of life. Obesity is a serious health issue that requires skilled and effective healthcare solutions.

Founders Family Medicine in Castle Rock provides care for overweight and obese patients. We understand that obesity isn’t simply determined by personal choices. Family history, physical activity, environment, and diet can all influence the prevalence of obesity.

Seek the help you need from the trusted practitioners at Founders Family Medicine.

Obesity-Related Health Conditions

Obesity contributes to numerous health conditions, including the leading causes of death in the U.S.

  • Heart Disease

  • Diabetes

  • Stroke

  • Cancer

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Gallbladder Disease

  • Sleep Apnea and Breathing Problems

  • Osteoarthritis

  • Mental Illness, Including Depression and Anxiety

Obese patients have a higher rate of complications from COVID-19, including hospitalization and death.

Treatment from Founders Family Medicine

We provide care for obesity-related health conditions. This includes managing high blood pressure, diabetes, heart disease, and other common health issues.

We also support a weight loss plan. Even modest amounts of weight loss positivity impact health. After diagnosis and evaluation, our team can discuss the use of approved weight-loss medications. When needed, we provide referrals for mental health or surgical services.

We offer compassion and respect for each patient with an individualized approach to care. Our goal is to help you find healing options and ongoing treatment to improve your quality of life.

Obesity Treatment Options

We support a variety of treatment approaches for obesity. Each patient is unique. Therefore, we approach each patient with a tailored treatment plan based on their specific medical issues, lifestyle, and goals.

  • Dietary changes, including an individualized eating plan

  • Exercise which offers both physical and emotional benefits

  • Lifestyle changes, like reducing screen time and moving more

  • Support groups, available in-person and virtually

  • Approved weight-loss medication

  • Surgical treatment, including restrictive and malabsorptive procedures

We offer support and guidance by recommending treatment options and helping patients determine the right treatment solution.

Weight Loss and Weight Management Care

Receive expert care for weight loss to improve your health and quality of life.

We begin with a diagnosis to identify the reasons for the excess weight and manage any health conditions tied to obesity. Then, we help each patient set realistic weight loss goals and develop a plan to achieve those goals.

Our medical weight loss treatment includes options for medication and post-surgery support. While we focus on changes in lifestyle, diet, and exercise, we also provide a full spectrum of support and options.

Obesity Treatment for Children

In the U.S., around 20% of children over the age of five experience obesity. Obesity not only causes health issues during childhood but ties to a higher likelihood of adult obesity.

Obesity-Related Health Issues in Children

  • High Blood Pressure

  • Type 2 Diabetes and Insulin Resistance

  • Asthma and Sleep Apnea

  • Joint Problems

  • Fatter Liver Disease, Gallstones and Reflux

  • Anxiety and Depression

Our pediatric experts offer treatment options for children with obesity or obesity-related illness.

Find Support and Treatment for Obesity

Founders Family Medicine provides effective obesity treatment for children and adults at our Castle Rock Clinic. We offer in-clinic and telehealth appointments.

Contact us today to schedule an appointment.