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Dr. Poons Metabolic Diet

NOTICE TO PHYSICIANS:

PHYSICIAN SUPERVISED OHIP COVERED OBESITY + DISEASE MANAGEMENT NOW AVAILABLE IN MISSISSAUGA ACROSS FROM TRILIUM HOSPITAL

It is our intention to assist you to help your patients to improve on their obesity related medical conditions.

Since Metabolic Syndrome is related to obesity, helping patients to lose their fat weight is the treatment of choice. Medication may treat the number, but weight reduction treats the cause.

Objectives of this program are to:

  • Lose fat and excess water
  • Maintain or increase muscle mass
  • Educate patients on diet, exercise and lifestyle behaviors
It can be achieved by eating a diet that is low in sugar, starch and salt - as well as saturated and trans fats. What is prescribed is an all you can eat diet without the need to count calories. It is NOT HOW MUCH one eats, but WHAT they eat, that causes weight gain.

CRITERIA FOR ADMISSION INTO PROGRAM:

1
Patient must be obese.
or
2
Patient must have one or more medical conditions related to obesity including:

High cholesterol

High Blood Pressure

Fatty Liver

Metabolic Syndrome

Type II Diabetes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Arthritis

Hernia

High Triglycerides

Fibromyositis

Reactive Hypoglycemia

Polycystic Ovary Syndrome

Infertility

Sleep Apnea

Snoring

3
A letter of referral written by patient’s family physician or specialist stating that they have a medical condition that requires weight reduction. Click here to download a referral sample letter.
4
A copy of patient’s blood test from last check up.
5
Fax the letter of referral and blood test results to 905.366.0016, and we will contact patient directly by phone with the time and date of their appointment.

Doctors in our clinics will only counsel the patient on nutrition, metabolism, hormones and exercise. Any medical conditions that are not related to this diet program will be referred back to you. We do not do general practice.

Please do not hesitate to contact us for further clarification. We have seminar on our diet program that runs monthly. You are welcome to join us if you wish to learn more about this diet program.