Rising obesity rates are a major concern in the United States.   About 60% of Americans are overweight or obese. Obesity is a risk factor for many chronic diseases such as Type 2 diabetes, hypertension, sexual dysfunction and cardiovascular disease. Managing one’s weight is one factor in preventing such chronic diseases.  Virtuoso Medical Weight Management focuses on achieving weight reduction and maintenance through a combination of strength and aerobic training and a comprehensive change in our subjects approach to nutrition and dietary habits.

Weight management does not include fad diets that promote quick, temporary weight loss. It focuses on the long-term results that are achieved through slow weight loss, followed by retention of an ideal body weight for age, sex and height.

Weight management is a long-term approach to a healthy lifestyle. It includes a balance of healthy eating and physical exercise to equate energy expenditure and energy intake. Developing healthy eating habits while using tips that will keep us fuller longer can be useful tools in weight management.

Who better than your Cardiologist and personal physician to guide you to achieving your optimal weight, body fat and muscle mass.  Obesity affects your personal performance and sense of wellness.  Dr. Trazzera will work individually with you to achieve your weight loss and healthy lifestyle goals through a combination of exercise, nutritional consultation, examination of your current dietary habits, as well as use of FDA approved medications when indicated, to assist in long term weight reduction and ideal weight maintenance.

The Program
Consultation * Examination and assessment of current dietary, exercise and lifestyle habits.  Complete Cardiovascular assessment and noninvasive imaging as appropriately indicated.

Comprehensive Blood Profile *  Including Comprehensive Complete Blood Count and Metabolic Profile, Thyroid Profile, Endocrine and Sex Hormone Profile, Diabetes Screening, Insulin Levels, IGF-1 Levels (Growth Hormone), Comprehensive Cholesterol and Lipid Profile

Cardiometabolic Assessment * Assessment of Cardiovascular Disease Risk Factors and Risk Factor Modification Program

Cardiopulmonary Exercise Stress Testing * Assessment of Basal Metabolic Rate & Daily Caloric Requirements, VO2 max and Anaerobic Threshold Assessment to guide your personal exercise prescription.

FitBodyScan* Body Composition Analysis with Ge Dexa Scan, the Gold Standard in Body Fat, Lean Body Mass Analysis. Bone Density Testing where indicated.