With Obesity a Major Factor in Developing Prediabetes, Doctors Urge Weight Loss as Healthcare Priority
Medically-supervised Weight Stabilization Could Reduce New Diabetes Cases
Sarasota, Florida—(November 27, 2017)—According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) more than one in three Americans are prediabetic, and most are not even aware of their condition. November is Diabetes Awareness month, an important time to consult your physician and discuss the risk factors for prediabetes and diabetes.
“Physicians are seeing more and more patients with excess weight – a potential precursor to type 2 diabetes,” says Dr. Douglas W. Rothrock, a cardiologist and Chief Medical Advisor for Ideal Protein, a protocol for weight loss and healthy living. “It is important that physicians and patients work together to achieve a healthy weight and lifestyle which can reduce the chance of developing type 2 diabetes.”
“Prevention is a much better option than treating the disease after it develops,” says Dr. Thomas C. Blevins, an endocrinologist, diabetes expert and founder of Texas Diabetes and Endocrinology. “With the right choices, those who are at risk of developing diabetes can potentially keep the disease at bay and live an overall healthier life.”
To help patients effectively manage their weight and as a result, prevent or lessen the health complications from diabetes, many providers are turning to the Ideal Protein Protocol, a medically designed and developed protocol that is consistent with evidence-based guidelines for long-term weight loss management.
The Ideal Protein Weight Loss Protocol is a medically developed four phase protocol containing two key components – 12-month stabilization period and a healthier lifestyle education so that people can learn how to sustain their weight loss results over a lifetime. The protocol is offered by health care practitioners and trained coaches to help patients reach their weight loss goal, and learn healthy behaviors to maintain their weight loss in the future.
“For a long time, other than the option of surgery, we could only tell our patients to eat less and exercise more to lose weight,” says Dr. Timothy N. Logemann, FACC, a cardiologist in Wausau, Wisconsin. “Now, we can offer them an effective, nutritionally sound protocol that works and attacks the root cause of obesity that often leads to type 2 diabetes: insulin overproduction.”
For more information on Ideal Protein, visit www.IdealProtein.com.
About Ideal Protein
The Ideal Protein Protocol is medically designed and developed and is consistent with evidence-based guidelines for long-term weight loss management. The approach is a proven, four phase protocol that features two key components: a 12-month stabilization period and healthier lifestyle education to help maintain long lasting results. It incorporates ongoing one-on-one coaching, customized lifestyle guidance tools, access to educational, inspirational and interactive resources, and a plan that is outcomes-focused to maintain healthy, long-term results. The protocol tackles the root cause of Metabolic Syndrome – the body’s overproduction of insulin – by restricting consumption of sugars and carbohydrates, achieving optimal results through lowering poor fat intake, while maintaining adequate protein intake to preserve muscle mass. Our protocol is available through Licensed Healthcare Providers, trained clinics and coaches. For more information, visit www.IdealProtein.com.