Ahwatukee Weight Loss

Medically Managed Weight Loss

Frequently Asked Questions

What is included in a Medically Managed Weight Loss Program?

  • In office appointments with a medical provider
  • Medical provider analysis of labs and suitability for program
  • Body composition tests
  • Appropriate weight loss medicine
  • Weekly email check-ins
  • Dietary training and guidelines
  • In person injectable administration instructions by a medical provider
  • Home instructions for injectable administration
  • Follow-up appointments every three months with medical provider
  • Syringes, alcohol swabs, needles and sharps container for Tirzepatide

What Medically Managed Weight Loss Programs do you offer?

  • Tirzepatide Injectable medicine
  • Phentermine (appetite suppressant)
  • Meal Replacement Shakes

What is Tirzepatide?

It is the newest injectable drug in a group of drugs called GLP-1 receptor agonists (or GLP-1 mimickers). It was FDA approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in May 2022 and is now approved for weight loss. In addition to its effects on blood sugar and insulin levels, studies have shown is provides substantial and sustained weight loss.

How Does Tirzepatide Work?

  • Decreases hunger and cravings
  • Increases insulin sensitivity – helping the body release insulin when blood sugar is high and remove excess sugar from the blood stream
  • Slows gastric emptying – prolonging a sense of fullness

What if I am not medically suitable for Tirzepatide?

We also offer Phentermine and High Protein Medical Meal Replacement Shakes.

  • Phentermine is a prescription medicine used to decrease appetite.
  • Our Physician-Grade Meal Replacement Shakes are creamy, delicious, low calorie and low carbohydrate vanilla and chocolate shakes. They are all natural, gluten and soy free, with high protein, high fiber, and vitamins specifically formulated for fat loss.

What does it cost?

  • Program Consultation appointment - $95 (This will be applied to purchased program costs )
  • Meal Replacement Shake - $80 for 30 serving container
  • Phentermine $100 per month
  • Tirzepatide $500 - $750 per month depending on dosage

How do I get started?

  • Call our office at 480-759-5151 or email AHWATUKEEWEIGHTLOSS@gmail.com to schedule a Program Consultation appointment with a medical provider.
  • Before Program Consultation appointment, please complete patient questionnaire and consent forms:
    • Print and bring to your consultation appointment OR
    • Email forms to AHWATUKEEWEIGHTLOSS@gmail.com before appointment OR
    • Arrive 20 minutes before your scheduled appointment to complete forms in our office.