Weight Loss Specialist

Alla Khalfin, DO

Endocrinologists & Aesthetic Specialists located in Long Island, Syosset, NY

If you struggle to lose weight on your own without success, you may benefit from the nutritional services available at Dr. Alla Khalfin’s medical office in Syosset, New York. Medically supervised weight management services and nutritional counseling can help you achieve your weight loss goals without fad diets or impossible exercise routines. To learn more about the available weight loss program, book an appointment online or by phone.

Weight Loss Q & A

Alla Khalfin, DO

What is nutritional counseling?

Lauren Fullam, MS, with a masters degree in nutrition, is on staff at Dr. Khalfin’s medical practice to provide you with nutritional counseling. This program teaches you how to incorporate healthy eating habits into your daily routine.

Lauren reviews your medical history, your lifestyle, and which foods you like or dislike to create a customized diet plan. She provides support to help you reach your nutritional goals and makes resources available to assist you in continually improving your healthy eating habits.

What is a medically supervised weight loss program?

Dr. Khalfin offers the Cornerstone Wellness program to help you overcome the difficulties you experience achieving your weight loss goals due to metabolic dysfunction.

The Cornerstone Wellness program is only available through qualified physicians and uses evidence-based nutrition plans to achieve weight loss when you have a metabolic condition. Lauren Fullam together with Dr. Khalfin guides you through the program.

The program can help you:

  • Maximize fat loss
  • Stabilize blood glucose levels
  • Preserve lean body mass
  • Prevent decreases in metabolic rate (BMR)
  • Implement lifestyle modifications

To learn more about the program, please visit Cornerstone Wellness MD.

How does the program work?

The Cornerstone Wellness program offers low-calorie food options that contain optimum nutrition. With over 8,000 food items to choose from, Lauren works closely with you to determine the best nutritional plan for your needs, including meal replacements and supplements.

The program offers an easy-to-follow, customized plan that reduces your food cravings and hunger pangs. You receive continual monitoring and support from Dr. Khalfin’s experienced weight loss team.

Are there other treatments available for weight loss?

If your endocrine system is responsible for your struggles with weight loss, Dr. Khalfin can provide treatments in addition to a supervised weight program. She may recommend medications to regulate your thyroid and increase your metabolism.

Dr. Khalfin may also prescribe weight-loss medications to help you reach your short-term and long-term goals.

Weight loss medications work in different ways. Some may help control your hunger and others may disrupt your body’s ability to absorb fat from your diet. Dr. Khalfin can help you determine the best course of treatment for you based on your weight loss goals.

To learn more about the Cornerstone Wellness program or nutritional counseling services, schedule a consultation by phone or using the online booking feature.

 


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