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GLP-1 Pathway to Personal Proactive Self-Care

GLP-1 Pathway to Personal Proactive Self-Care at Medallus Urgent Care

Read on to find out what is included in counseling, and contact us to speak with one of our professionals.

GLP-1 Pathway to Personal Proactive Self-Care at Medallus Urgent Care
GLP-1 Pathway to Personal Proactive Self-Care at Medallus Urgent Care

Follow-up GLP-1 Virtual Provider Counseling Includes:

  • Age and gender-appropriate review of physical condition, including vital signs such as blood pressure, height/weight/BMI calculation (utilized to screen for obesity)
  • Obesity, weight loss, healthy diet and exercise counseling
  • Family and personal health risks review
  • Counseling and guidance regarding substance abuse, alcohol misuse, tobacco use, obesity, exercise and healthy diet/nutritional counseling as indicated
  • Screening for depression in adolescents and adults
  • Behavioral dietary counseling for adults with hyperlipidemia and other known risk factors for cardiovascular and diet-related disease
  • Review of laboratory test results available at the time of the encounter
  • Screenings – Cholesterol screening (dyslipidemia) in adults, Screening for glucose levels and tobacco use

Follow-up Care Counseling is a discussion concerning one or more of the following areas with a patient:

  • Medical Nutrition Therapy
  • Healthy Diet Counseling
  • Risk Factors for Cardiovascular Disease
  • Hyperlipidemia
  • Risk Factors for Diabetes
  • Risk Factors for other Chronic Diseases
  • Recommend diagnostic studies, diagnostic results and impressions
  • Prognosis based upon assessment
  • Risks and benefits of management (treatment) options
  • Instructions for management (treatment) and/or follow-up
  • Need for compliance with chosen management (treatment) options
  • Risk factor reduction
  • Patient and family education

Shared Clinic and Lifestyle Advocacy

Virtual Dietician and Nutritional Counseling

Our diverse team of registered dietitians cover a wide range of specialties, such as weight management, autoimmune disorders and GI/gut health conditions.

Food and Nutrition Counseling includes:

  • Food
  • Balanced plate
  • Macronutrients and role – proteins, fats, carbs
  • Glycemic index
  • Food timing & combinations – Intermittent fasting, protein first, etc.
  • Fiber
  • Micronutrients & deficiencies
  • Dairy and hormones
  • Allergies and intolerances can contribute to weight gain due to cortisol response
  • Increase flavonoid intake to naturally increase GLP-1 production
  • Intuitive eating – encompasses all the emotional reasons we might eat, and often overeat
  • Food cravings
  • Habitual eating
  • Emotional eating
  • Hunger scale / food portions

Whole Body Influences counseling includes:

  • Hormones
  • Sex Hormones – estrogen, testosterone, progesterone
  • Thyroid
  • Adrenals
  • Insulin
  • Gut health
  • Dysbiosis – the role of bacteria in weight loss
  • Malabsorption and risk for micronutrient deficiencies – how this can influence weight, and how if we don’t feel nourished, it could lead to overeating
  • Some bacteria can increase energy extraction
  • Intestinal permeability -> inflammation -> a/w insulin resistance and leptin resistance
  • Food sensitivities and allergies = fluid retention
  • Poor digestion = poor detox
  • SCFAs can alter gut hormones and permeability, including hormones related to satiety
  • How to naturally support gut healing to increase GLP-1 production and satiety -> bile flow to support insulin receptor site activity, SCFAs
  • Polyphenols role in supporting GLP-1 production and healthy gut bacteria
  • Medication side effects (medications that can contribute to weight gain like anti-depressants etc.)
  • Chemical exposure / detox
  • Systemic inflammation

Want to talk with a Registered Dietitian for 1:1 virtual nutrition counseling? Contact us today or book now!

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Jamestown, ND

Fargo, ND

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