One in three Americans have metabolic syndrome —a cluster of conditions that can lead to type 2 diabetes and heart disease, which can be preventable or reversible through a clinically proven lifestyle medicine program.
If you have three of the five following markers, you are at risk: 1) elevated waist circumference, 2) elevated triglycerides, 3) reduced HDL “good” cholesterol, 4) elevated blood pressure, and 5) elevated fasting glucose.
Quantum Functional Medicine in Carlsbad offers a highly effective therapeutic lifestyle program known as FirstLine Therapy Metabolic Syndrome Program. It is a professionally supervised, personalized lifestyle modification plan. Designed by healthcare professionals, this program has been shown remarkably successful in helping individuals to return to a path of extended health.
This is not a weight reduction program — it’s a disease reduction program. While weight loss often occurs, it’s only secondary to the primary goal helping you achieve and maintain a healthy body composition (lean-muscle-to-fat ratio) to improve health, manage disease, feel better, and reduce your risk of more serious conditions.
FirstLine Therapy is structured with professional supervision to help you to receive the personalized support needed to succeed. It provides established realistic, personalized goals to improve health and monitors your progress to help you stay on track. Though the program you learn how to eat and shop for healthy, nutritious foods that manage (not increase) cravings; Exercise in a way that builds muscle and gets rid of unwanted fat; Relax and manage unhealthy stress and to feel better, be healthier and do more!
Lifestyle medicine is a specialized discipline designed to partner with you to restore, improve and maintain health. For more information on FirstLine Therapy, or to schedule an appointment to take your first step toward a healthier you, please contact Quantum Functional Medicine at (760) 585-4616.
For more information on the additional services offered by Dr. Winkler at Quantum Functional Medicine check out their website QFMed.com.