What Happens On The First Visit?
You will fill out various forms. You will be weighed, measured and a body mass index will be performed. A photograph will be taken so that at the end of your weight loss, you will be able to see the new, beautiful, healthy you that has emerged. Your blood will be drawn and various tests performed such as lipid panel, kidney and liver function, blood chemistry, blood count (red and white blood cell) as well as thyroid studies and urinalysis. An electrocardiogram will be performed. Dr. Bonilla will take a careful history and perform a physical. The two of you will discuss previous weight loss attempts and then decide which plan will work best with your lifestyle. Plan on being in the office for about two hours.