Grand Lake Primary Care
Family Practice Physician & Primary Care Physician located in Grove, OK
As a medical spa and cosmetic specialist located in Grove, Oklahoma, weight loss under the care of Dr. Renee Russell at Grand Lake Primary Care is proven to be more effective than diet and exercise alone.
Weight Loss Q & A
Why am I not losing weight?
A major disconnect often exists between what we know we should do to lose weight and what we are actually doing. While “going on a diet” may seem like the right thing to do, the trick to losing weight and keeping it off is to make lifestyle changes that you can live with for the rest of your life. Skipping meals, doing juice cleanses, or relying on outdated or misguided information is unhealthy, and while they may provide fast results in the short term, you are more likely to regain the weight and then some when you resume your old habits.
What is involved in a medically supervised weight loss consultation?
During your initial consultation with Dr. Russell, you will be given a full medical evaluation. She will review your medical history and any medications you are taking. You will discuss your previous dieting efforts and personal goals. She will order a full laboratory panel, including thyroid function tests, blood glucose tests, and other screenings to ensure you are in good health. Your heart and lungs will be thoroughly evaluated, and your body fat percentage and body mass index will be measured. Your basal metabolic rate will be calculated, and with this information, Dr. Russell will be ready to customize a weight loss plan for your body. With a background in internal medicine and cosmetic treatments, each plan is unique to every patient to maximize effectiveness.
What will my weight loss plan entail?
After your initial examination, Dr. Russell will create a weight loss plan designed for your body’s needs. In addition to calorie recommendations, she will give you recommendations as to fat, protein, and carbohydrate intake as well as provide any prescription medications and supplements designed to balance your body’s hormone levels, boost metabolism and fight hunger. She will also devise an exercise and fitness plan that you can maintain for life. No endless miles on the treadmill — just common sense fitness that meets your budget and your lifestyle.
Please contact our office for more information about the insurances we provide.
Words from our patients
"Her compassion for our daughter was amazing and she was very knowledgeable. She even called us at home after being discharged to check on our daughter"
"I hate going to the doctors office, it makes me nervous and I'm not sure why, however her office staff was so caring and sweet they made me comfortable very quickly"
"It's rare to find a doctor that cares. Her staff is extremely helpful and her nurse helped me get a medication that was going to be extremely expensive."
"I have never been in an medical office that is so professional and courteous. The in house lab is so convenient and the staff is incredible. Highly recommended."
"Dr. Russell is the only doctor in the last 15 years that cared to get me on the right medicine and off my beta blocker. I have never felt better!"
"I give her an A+++++ because I wasn't hurried in and out like my last doctor and she listened to my concerns and acted on them."
"I’ve seen most of the doctors in Grove looking for kindness, true caring, knowledge, and time for me! Until I found Dr. Russell, my needs weren’t met."
"Dr. Renee and her staff have gone out of their way to welcome me as a new patient"