What is OPTIFAST®?
OPTIFAST® is a comprehensive weight management program that combines lifestyle education and medical monitoring with a meal replacement diet. To get detailed information on the OPTIFAST® program, patients attend a consultation that takes about one hour.
Approximately 50% of patients maintained medically significant weight loss
After 5 years (based on approximately 335 participants)
Does OPTIFAST® work?
The OPTIFAST® program has over 40 years of experience and documented outcomes in more than 80 clinical weight loss publications.
Through weight loss, the OPTIFAST® program can help improve the state of certain medical conditions of patients related to their excess weight. This clinically proven program was designed to help patients improve their health by losing weight under medical supervision.
Are there long-term results with OPTIFAST®?
Losing at least 5% of one’s starting weight is considered “medically significant” because it is associated with improvements in risk factors or incidence of certain diseases and conditions in at-risk people who suffer from obesity.
Benefits of Empower
Medically supervised weight loss management
Peer support groups
Long Term Management
Bio-psycho-socio-spiritual approach to treatment