Have you found losing weight difficult? You’ll have a better chance at victory when your weight loss journey is guided by experts at Endocrine & Diabetes Plus Clinic. Dr. Jongoh Kim and Dr. Libu Varughese, work very hard helping you at every aspect of weight loss, which includes medications, meal plans, exercise tips, and stress management. Find out more about the physician-supervised weight-loss program, call the offices in Houston, Texas, or Memorial City, Texas to schedule a prompt appointment or use the online booking feature.
Obesity Q & A
What is Obesity?
Obesity is a state of excess body weight in excess proportion to your height. When your body mass index is above 30, then it is considered to be obesity. Body mass index (BMI) can easily be calculated using online resources.
How does being overweight affect my health?
- Type 2 diabetes
- Obstructive sleep apnea
- High blood pressure/Hypertension
- High cholesterol/Dyslipidemia
- Cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and strokes
How does physician-supervised weight loss help me lose weight?
What weight loss services might I receive?
Can I see the doctor via Telemedicine or virtual visits?
Telemedicine, in this case, Tele-Endocrinology is the way of the future. Instead of house calls, Dr. Kim and Dr. Varughese are able to meet with you virtually. All you have to do is simply log into the link that will be provided to you prior to the appointment. You can use your computer, tablet, or smartphone, you have immediate access to online endocrinology care, including face-to-face chats with Dr. Kim or Dr. Varughese. Learn More
In addition to getting the medical care you need from the comfort of home, telemedicine provides quick and convenient two-way communication. You can message the team at Endocrine & Diabetes Plus Clinic of Houston with questions or concerns, while Dr Kim & Dr. Varughese can reach out to you to follow up on treatments or monitor your medications.
Am I a good candidate for telemedicine/tele-endocrinology?
At Endocrine & Diabetes Plus Clinic of Houston, we believe in open access between the doctor and the patient. All patients are potentially eligible for endocrine virtual visits, however, this is limited by the restrictions instituted by the insurance companies.