Medical Weight Loss in Honolulu, HI
At Island Health Weight & Wellness, we are dedicated to providing every person with quality support and proven medical weight loss strategies that can make a positive impact on their health and lifestyle. Led by Dr. James Whynot and Dr. Gerald Morris, our team has decades of combined experience helping people with long-term weight loss.
We offer comprehensive medical weight loss programs in Honolulu that can be customized to meet your lifestyle needs, including:
- The OPTIFAST program: This medical weight loss plan uses meal replacement products that are substituted for traditional foods to control portion size and calories while maximizing nutrient intake.
- The Quick Start program: Ideal for people who are on the go, the Quick Start plan combines the OPTIFAST meal replacement products with other low-calorie foods, including frozen meals, protein bars, shakes and other items.
- The Traditional weight loss program: This weight loss plan offers guidance, meal planning and encouragement as you lose weight by eating a diet rich in whole foods and exercising regularly.
Each of our medical weight loss programs include:
- Physician guidance
- Ongoing support
- Meal planning
- Fitness training
- Nutritional Counseling
Our weight loss programs are designed to keep pace with your life in Honolulu. Our weight loss doctors can provide personal insight into habits that might be impacting your ability to lose weight, and help you develop positive strategies to encourage a healthier lifestyle.
Losing Weight in Honolulu, Hawaii
Just over 20 percent of the population of Honolulu struggle with obesity, with many more classified as overweight. This means that at least one in every five residents of Honolulu is considered obese.
Obesity increases your risk of developing several weight-related health conditions, like:
- High blood pressure
- Sleep apnea
- Cardiovascular disease
- Arthritis and Joint Pain
- Type-2 Diabetes
Over eight percent of the adult population of Honolulu struggle with diabetes, putting Honolulu above the statewide average for this obesity-related disease.
Surrounded by beach and water, there are few cities with as many visual reminders to the advantages of reaching a healthy weight level. Losing weight can increase your energy levels, helping you enjoy all there is to do in and around Honolulu, from spending time in the water to exploring natural trails through the mountains and volcanoes outside of the city.