Telemedicine Weight Loss Consultations with Dr. Lipman
Telemedicine (Telemed) Weight Loss consultations are 1:1 medical encounters with a licensed medical practitioner, in this case it will be Dr Richard Lipman M.D. Often called Telehealth or Virtual office visits they offer an online medical encounter similar to a typical doctor’s office visit. The focus is on developing a personalized weight loss program for the viewer. In your on-line office visit, Dr. Lipman, a board-certified internist, endocrinologist, and weight loss specialist will review your medical and dietary history with you. Together, you and Dr Lipman will design a weight loss plan based on your personal needs. Blood tests for metabolism and weight loss medications are often added when necessary.
Growing Popularity of Telemed Consultations
Telemed, E-VISITS and video conferencing have been available for a few years. It was the spread of the Covid-19 virus in the spring of 2020 that was responsible for technical advances, acceptance, and their growing popularity. Physicians and patients have discovered that many medical weight loss office visits can be done safely and efficiently online. In addition, Telemedicine encounters save time, travel, and money as well as avoid busy medical offices often accompanied by interruptions and exposure to sick patients. Patients and physicians alike appreciate these encounters. Examples of non-emergency health problems that are particularly efficient with telemedicine are diabetes, hypertension, and especially weight loss.
Telemed Diet Programs from Dr Lipman
Dr Richard Lipman M.D. is a board-certified internist, endocrinologist, and weight loss specialist. He has treated more than 40,000 patients with metabolic and weight control problems in his medical office in Miami, Fl. He has adapted all of his in-office weight loss materials for online delivery. Dr Lipman shows the viewer how to download all of his food menus and diet plans from his web site and from a specially designed Weight Loss APP . The APP provides instant references and links to shopping for hard to find weight loss products.
Read more about the actual Telemed visits and what you need to do to participate in them.
Advantages of Telemed Weight Loss from Dr Lipman’s Office:
Using a private, secure portal Dr Lipman conducts a face to face virtual office encounter with patients desiring to lose weight using audio and video connections. Three features of his Telemedicine online encounter make it equal or even superior to a personal office visit:
1. “Share the Computer Screen”: Dr. Lipman’s Telemed plan involves not only the ability for Dr. Lipman and the patient to see each other but also permits the sharing of the computer screen between them. This allows Dr. Lipman to share PowerPoint presentations, videos, and images with the patient. All of Dr. Lipman’s weight loss plans, food menus, medication instructions, diet products and shopping lists have been converted to this format and can be shared with the patient in real-time. The patient can take screen shots of the food menus, medication information as they are presented. The patient can even download them from the accompanying weight loss APP.
This takes the patient to doctor interaction far beyond a simple face to face meeting of earlier telemedicine visits which in the past has not been much better than a telephone call. The patient can share his recent laboratory tests, list of medications, and even previous medical reports from his PCP with Dr. Lipman. Virtual meetings can use a smartphone, tablet, or even better the large screen of a personal computer. These encounters are all in real-time.
2. “Record the Meeting”: Going one step further, Dr. Lipman’s Telemed Weight Loss visits can be recorded in their entirety by simply clicking, “RECORD THIS MEETING” on the bottom of the screen. A complete video-audio copy of the meeting is saved to the viewer’s hard drive or stored in the cloud for future reference.
3. “Transcribe the Meeting”: Dr. Lipman’s Telemed weight loss consultation with the patient can be automatically transcribed and the printed script reviewed for information that was missed on the initial first-time appointment. This is a free feature of the Zoom Meeting Room. This offering is ideal for a weight loss plan where there are a lot of details and instructions.
How Dr Lipman’s Telemed Weight Loss On Line is Offered In Florida and other US Cities
Telemedicine weight loss visits are on-line 1:1 visits between Dr. Lipman and the patient, supplemented by online images, diagrams, and short videos that appear on the shared screen. This personal encounter lasts 45 minutes for a new patient and 20 minutes for a returning patient. Images of food menus, shopping lists, and medication instructions are recorded during the visit and can be downloaded by the patient from Google documents or the Zoom Cloud immediately after the online visit.
More extensive weight loss materials including pamphlets and medications are mailed overnight to the patient making it even easier than going to a pharmacy. Here is a chance for the dieter to review all of the information presented by Dr. Lipman after the office visit. This technology presents a breakthrough in weight loss program that is not even available in a one to one office visit!
Dr. Lipman’s Four Telemedicine Weight Loss Plans
Telemedicine weight loss on-line is presented by Dr. Lipman. He has taken four of his personalized weight loss plans and adapted them for online delivery using the Zoom online platform You are free to choose the diet plan that best meets your weight loss goals and food preferences. You are encouraged to review all of the plans and weight loss medications at richardlipmanmd.com before your visit. They include:
- Dr. Lipman’s 1100 -1400 Low Carb Miami Diet Plan
- Dr. Lipman’s 800 Calorie HCG Diet Plan
- Ketogenic Diet Plan from Dr. Lipman
- Intermittent Fasting Weight Loss Plan from Dr. Lipman
No matter which weight loss plan and medication you select, Dr. Lipman’s background in Endocrinology and his 40-year experience will help you to quickly reach your goals.
Not the Usual Online Diet Plan!
Many prospective patients are very leery that an online weight loss plan can as successful as a traditional face to face medical encounter. They expect that the information may be presented as a “YouTube lecture”, that by intention is appropriate for anyone seeking weight loss, followed by a series of standard recipes, menus, and shopping lists to download. Every viewer sees the same images and data and follows the same plan.
Dr. Lipman’s plan is interactive and designed to help you discover the causes of your personal weight gain. Smarter food choices are presented using images and videos which link to the Amazon Prime pages for easy purchase. Shopping is encouraged online using Dr. Lipman’s Diet App. The App provides quick references to his weight loss menus, questions, restaurant menus, takeout food facilities, and direct links to the best weight loss products on Amazon.com, Publix, and other online stores.
Here is a typical screen page from the Food Menu showing the best low calorie, low carb snacks. Sharing the interactive screen you can see Dr. Lipman and his new patient discussing the alternate food choices for snacks available in the weight loss plan. Dr Lipman is moving the cursor and demonstrating the food selections to replace the high-calorie potato chips this patient has been eating. Dr. Lipman points out the Quest High Protein Chips which come in small 120 calorie bags, with 4 grams of carbs and 18-20 grams of protein is a great alternative to high calorie and high carb potato chips.
At home the dieter then opens the Diet APP and clicks on Amazon Low Carb Chips from the menu on the APP screen. This links to the product page for low carb chips as seen in the center image Clicking on the Quest Chips (red arrow below) links to the Amazon Prime Page as seen in the image below on the right. The patient enters his Amazon account and password and the product is delivered in 1 or 2 days.
Telemedicine treatments for obesity include food menus indicating the best food choices for each meal as well as medications that increase metabolism and decrease appetite and cravings. Dr Lipman prescribes all 7 of the FDA approved medications for obesity including:
The most common of these medications include phentermine and Qsymia. Phentermine has been available since the early 1980’s and has track records of effectiveness and safety for the reduction in appetite. It works by effecting brain chemicals responsible for hunger.
Qsymia is another effective weight loss medication prescribed by Dr Lipman via his Telemedicine practice. Its a combination of phentermine and Topamax. Each of these medications act on different areas of the brain to reduce cravings and hunger.
View Preview Video (6 min) of Dr. Lipman’s Telemed Weight Loss Plan
You will see not only the unusual concepts of Dr. Lipman’s weight loss plans but more importantly how it is offered online. The interaction between the patient and Dr. Lipman and with the extensive screen images and links is clearly seen in this preview video. All of the hard to find low calorie/low carb products are linked from the Zoom meeting or Dr. Lipman’s APP to the appropriate Amazon Prime page for easy purchase.
Dr. Lipman’s New Telemedicine Weight Loss Plan Offers a Novel Solution to the Growing Obesity Problem
Dr. Lipman has observed a 20 lb weight gain in many of his patients during the COVID 19 quarantine. He has adapted his 4 Weight Loss Plans to prevent the weight gain people seeing with lock-downs, difficulty shopping, lack of exercise, and severe stress that everyone all over the world is encountering. He offers new food choices, secrets to limit portions of highly palatable and pleasing foods. Using Dr. Lipman App you will have direct links to the best choices online at Amazon Prime and other online food suppliers. He has even offered suggestions using Instacart for Publix and Whole Foods as well as Amazon Fresh. You can use Dr. Lipman’s newly updated app for quick guidelines and products and most important links to immediate purchase.
Read more about connecting to Dr. Lipman’s Telemed Zoom Meetings.