Over 2/3 of Americans are struggling with excess weight.  At Heartland Weight Loss, we use proven science to help people gain control over their weight and eating habits

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Obesity & COVID-19

The statistics are sobering.  If you suffer from obesity and/or chronic diseases like hypertension, diabetes, heart disease or lung disease, you have a higher risk of having severe complications with a COVID-19 infection, including an increased risk of death.  Although these reports should scare you – don’t let them paralyze you!  There are simple things you can do to dramatically lower your risk.  Most of the increased risk is due to chronic inflammation, which is a result of things like a poor diet, physical inactivity, and smoking.  These are all things that we can modify now – at home – during a pandemic.
It only takes a few days for a healthy diet to decrease inflammation – and maintaining that healthy diet day after day will only compound the benefits.  If you have excess weight, then losing some of it has been shown to dramatically lower inflammation.   You don’t have to lose ALL of the excess weight – even 5% has been shown to have huge health benefits.  There’s no better time to start.
While the rest of the world is sitting at home eating junk food and binge watching TV shows (things that are increasing their inflammation), do something better.  Take care of your body.  Yes, it might be difficult – but you are worth it.  Your health is worth it.  Increasing your odds of surviving this pandemic without requiring a ventilator is worth it.
If you need help figuring out what to eat and how to go about losing the weight, we would love to help you.  We love empowering people to improve their health – it’s what gets us out of bed every day!  If you want to do it right now, then give us a shout.  Send us an email.  Most insurance companies are waiving copays for telemedicine visits right now – so it might not cost you anything.

Aren’t you worth it?

Improve Your Health

Obesity is a chronic, progressive, deadly disease.  Studies have repeatedly shown that losing even 5% of a person’s body weight dramatically improves their health.  It it more important than ever to focus on improving health.  However, treating obesity is difficult.  Patients deserve to be treated by a physician practicing solid, evidence-based medicine.  At Heartland Weight Loss, we are committed to providing effective, evidence-based therapies for patients affected by excess weight. Let us help you gain control over your health and weight – for good!

Save Money

The concept that it’s more expensive to eat healthy is false – unless you are comparing the cost of a private chef to the cost of a drive-through value meal!   Eating highly-processed foods and sugary drinks is actually much more expensive day-to-day than cooking healthy meals at home.  Furthermore, these foods eventually result in poor health – which means you end up spending additional money on medications and doctor visits that could have been prevented.   You work hard for your money.  You deserve the opportunity to spend that money on things that truly improve your life!  Think what you could do with that extra money once this pandemic is over – perhaps a long, luxurious beach vacation…

Become Empowered

Over 2/3 of Americans suffer from overweight and obesity. There’s no way that 2/3 of Americans are lazy and undisciplined when it comes to their weight and eating habits. When one hundred kids take a math test and over 2/3 of them fail the test, the problem isn’t the kids – it’s what they were taught prior to being given the test!  Of course you’ve been unsuccessful at losing weight before. When we approach weight loss with a simple calorie formula, most of us are going to fail. Obesity is much more complicated than the notion of calories in and calories out. The human body is not a simple math problem. Learn the science so that you can stop beating yourself up for being unable to control this problem.  There is hope – when you look in the right places!

Here’s how to change your life…

Step 1:  Request an Appointment:





Step 2:  Become a patient and start learning the truth.  Create a healthy eating plan that works within your budget and your tastes that improves your health and weight

Step 3:  Experience the freedom that comes from no longer being hostage to food!

How are we different?

Our programs were created by Courtney Younglove, M.D., a physician board-certified in Obesity Medicine and an active member of the Obesity Medicine Association.  All programs are based upon the latest medical science and nutrition studies.  As part of our comprehensive approach, we drive sustainable results using evidence-based medicine.  We provide ongoing medical supervision, watch vital signs and body composition, order and interpret laboratory tests as needed and provide and adjust medications as required. We are in network with all major commercial insurance companies.

Dr. Courtney Younglove, Obesity Medicine, Diet Doctor

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