Frequently Asked Questions

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Is Dr. Summers currently accepting new weight clinic patients?

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Are both men and women welcome to participate in the weight loss clinic?

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What is the policy regarding age of patients who are able to participate in the weight loss clinic?

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Do I need to make an appointment to come to the weight clinic?

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What should a new weight clinic patient expect during his or her first weight clinic appointment?

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Does the weight clinic distribute appetite suppressant medications directly to patients?

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Can I become a weight clinic patient if I have any other medical problems or am taking other medications?

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How much are the Lipotropic and Vitamin B12 Injections?

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Do I have to buy special food to participate in the weigh loss program?

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If I am both a gynecology and weight clinic patient, do I need to attend the weight clinic the month of my annual gynecology appointment?

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How do I self-administer a Vitamin B-12/Lipotropic injection?

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Can I do more than one injection each week and/or double injections?

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Is there another option for taking the lipotropics in the case that I don't like shots?

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If a return patient is only stopping by to purchase injections, does he or she have to pay a fee for the visit?

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Does Dr. Summers suggest that his patients do the appetite suppressant and weight loss injections (lipotropic injections) at the same time, or does the patient need to choose between the two options?

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How much does each 30-day follow up visit cost?

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What is the address to the weight clinic in Prattville?

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What form of payment does the weight clinic accept?

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Does the weight clinic accept insurance?

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If I am already a gynecology patient with Dr. Summers, how much is my first visit at the weight clinic?

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What is the address to the weight clinic in Birmingham?

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Can my prescription appetite suppressant medication be phoned in if I am a return patient?

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Does the weight loss program incorporate any exercise?

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Will Dr. Summers provide me with a diet or nutritional plan?

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What are weight loss injections and what is the difference between the 3 different types of injections?

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What are the operating hours of each weight loss clinic location?

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How is the blood work Dr. Summers offers in the weight clinic different from the blood work I get at my yearly check up?

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How do the Vitamin B12 and Lipotropic injections help me reach my weight loss goal?