Weight Loss Lab Testing

At our weight loss clinic for men, we believe that it’s impossible to prescribe effective treatments if you don’t know all the possible reasons why a patient is overweight. Many patients come to Oklahoma Men’s Clinic with undiagnosed diabetes, high cholesterol, thyroid disorders, abnormal liver tests, and low testosterone.

Left untreated, all of these conditions will prevent you from reaching your weight loss goals. That’s why Oklahoma Men’s Clinic starts every weight loss program with our Oklahoma City lab blood tests, to find out all of the conditions that may be affecting your obesity. This allows us to treat those underlying conditions in conjunction with your Medical Weight Loss Diet.

Major Weight Loss Factors Discovered in Our Comprehensive Labs

The Problem May Be Your Thyroid. That’s Why We Test It.

You did lots of research and tried nearly every weight loss program you could find. Nothing has worked for your weight loss, or if it did, the results were only temporary. You lost weight only to gain it back. Or you struggled for months without shedding a pound. Everyone told you that you lacked will power, and you started to believe them.“Is this weight loss problem in my head or is it maybe something else?”

It may surprise you to learn that an estimated 30 million Americans are unsuccessful at weight loss because of a thyroid problem, and not from a failing diet. At Oklahoma Men’s Clinic we examine your thyroid as part of our comprehensive Oklahoma City weight loss testing. We attempt to ensure success in your weight loss program by identifying and treating it.*

*Individual results may vary.

Is Andropause Causing Your Weight-Loss Struggle?

Maybe, That’s Why We Test It.

Long-term hormone replacement therapy in men who suffer from testosterone deficiency can produce a significant and sustained weight loss. Additionally, hormone replacement therapy may lead to a reduction in waist circumference, BMI, and an improvement in overall body composition.*Testosterone therapy improves components of the metabolic syndrome. These weight loss benefits come from increased mitochondrial function, energy utilization, and motivation and vigor as a results of hormone balance. Additionally testosterone therapy provides improved cardio-metabolic function and enhanced physical activity. At Oklahoma Men’s Clinic we test your Free and Total Testosterone levels as part of our comprehensive lab procedure, increasing the chances of success in your weight loss program.*

*Individual results may vary.

Is Prediabetes Causing Unexplained Weight Gain?

Perhaps, That’s Why We Test For It.

Prediabetes is a metabolism disorder in which the body fails to regulate insulin properly. This imbalance leads to unhealthy levels of glucose in the blood. While prediabetes is often a precursor of the life-threatening disease, it’s not quite the same as being diagnosed with diabetes.

When you have unexplained weight gain despite the fact that your eating and exercise habits have remained the same, it may be a sign of prediabetes. Insulin is a hormone released by the pancreas to regulate blood sugar, which is converted into energy. If the body has become insulin resistant, blood sugar cannot be used as energy and is converted to fat by the liver instead.

At Oklahoma Men’s Clinic we look for key elements of prediabetes as part of our comprehensive Oklahoma City weight loss testing to ensure your success in your weight loss program by identifying and treating it.

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