The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that obesity is fast approaching tobacco as the top underlying preventable cause of death in the USA.

Dr. Ansari has partnered with Nestle Optifast to help her patients achieve their healthy weight loss goals. She and her staff utilize the medically supervised weight management program to closely monitor and assess patients' progress towards better health and emotional well-being.

The OPTIFAST Program

The OPTIFAST Program, which usually lasts 18-26 weeks, utilizes a full meal replacement plan that transitions to self-prepared 'everyday' meals, in conjunction with comprehensive patient education and support.

How the OPTIFAST Program succeeds

  • Meal replacement diet

    Narrowing your food choices helps you work towards weight loss and management by controlling the amount and types of food you eat.

  • Medical supervision

    Utilizes the expertise of physicians to help you lose weight safely.

  • Lifestyle education

    To help you achieve and sustain better health through nutrition, exercise and lifestyle changes.

  • Counseling

    Individual and/or group counseling by experts who understand your challenges.

  • Ongoing personalized support

    Include both during and after weight loss to help you achieve and maintain success.

Proven Benefits

  • Follow-up studies at 5 years showed over 45% of patients kept enough weight off to improve their health long term.

  • After 2 years, 40% of patients maintained more than half their weight loss; 78% of men and 60% of women maintained medically significant weight loss

For more information and to schedule a consultation,
please call Katy Medical Center at (281) 398-7778.


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