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Obesity

Need Help Losing Weight?

Obesity is common, serious and costly*

  • More than one-third (34.9% or 78.6 million) of U.S. adults are obese;
  • Obesity-related conditions include heart disease, stroke, type 2 diabetes and certain types of cancer, some of the leading causes of preventable death;
  • The estimated annual medical cost of obesity in the U.S. was $147 billion in 2008 U.S. dollars; the medical costs for people who are obese were $1,429 higher than those of normal weight.

Contact your prescription program to see what medication is covered under your individual policy. If no coverage, each weight loss medication has discount programs/coupons available.

FDA approved weight management medications prescribed by Pinnacle Gastroenterology:

Make your appointment today to discuss your options!

*Source: CDC

Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.