Medical Weight Loss Specialist

Madhu Mathur, MD, MPH -  - Pediatric Obesity Medicine

Lifestyle Medicine Center

Madhu Mathur, MD, MPH

Pediatric Obesity Medicine located in Stamford, CT

Medical weight loss entails a supervised, gradual change in diet and exercise, without the child feeling deprived. These changes over time lead to weight loss. Madhu Mathur, MD, MPH, of Lifestyle Medicine Center in Stamford, Connecticut, is an expert in childhood obesity with many years of experience in helping children with a medical weight loss program. For a safe, effective, and sustainable route to healthy weight loss for your child, call Lifestyle Medicine Center today.

Medical Weight Loss Q & A

What is medical weight loss?

A medical weight loss program is designed to help your child achieve a healthy weight by making lifestyle changes that result in gradual weight loss, all while providing adequate nutrition. The solution must be sustainable and able to keep the child engaged and happy.

Devising a healthy weight loss plan requires an understanding of a growing child’s varied nutritional requirements and psychological state. Working with Dr. Mathur, you will be relieved of the burden of trying to figure it all out for yourself, so you can get back to loving and supporting your child.

At Lifestyle Medicine Center, Dr. Mathur achieves a very high success rate. Most patients lose weight and see significant improvements in their metabolic parameters.

Does medical weight loss involve using medication?

Dr. Mathur does not use medications. Weight loss medications for children are limited because of side effects. However, with Dr. Mathur’s guidance, and without medications, your child will improve their metabolic parameters and lose weight from the fat mass and grow into their height.

How can the family help?

You can help by being a buddy to your child and supporting and encouraging them along this journey. Please remember that this is a process. Avoid interruptions like all-inclusive vacations and other events that may challenge your child’s good intentions and reverse progress.

How does medical weight loss work without medication?

Dr. Mathur uses lifestyle modification. She will work with you to determine the underlying cause of your child’s overweight issues, and will then create an effective treatment program.

Scientific tools like body composition analysis and metabolic testing are used to monitor progress.

To find out more about medical weight loss for your child, call Lifestyle Medicine Center today.