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Jan 15

Need is to create a universal healthcare model for the country – The Hindu

Healthcare Global Enterprises Ltd. (HCG), Indias largest provider of cancer care, believes that introduction of universal healthcare model like those of western countries can provide relief to cancer patients whose number is set to grow in the coming years. Chairman & CEO Dr. B.S. Ajai Kumar speaks about the challenges, and his vision to provide quality oncology healthcare across the country. Edited excerpts:

Very serious. It is increasing by the day. India reported 1.5 million cases but I think it will be 2.5 million or three million cases in a few years. Going forward China and India will have the highest numbers in incidence of cancer. So it is very important that we treat it properly. Prevention is always better. So we have taken up the issue of smoking, we have filed a case in Supreme Court and have sought a ban on smoking. We have taken up preventive measures like early screening. We want to focus on early detection and prevention. But not all cancers can be detected. So when they come in advanced stage, if treated properly, the patients can have a good quality of life.

Because of environmental and life style related issues. We have seen lot of people having style and dietary changes. Every one is eating outside and having junk and oily food. We are using herbicide, pesticides and all these will contribute. Smoking and pollution are adding to the problem. Cancer is something that does not happen overnight. Now even 25-year-olds are getting cancer and this is a matter of great concern.

You must focus on lifestyle. Do good exercise, have proper diet and preferably organic food. If there is a family history we can look at the genomics criteria to see whether the patient will get cancer. One can predict. A saliva test can prove if someone has a higher chance of getting breast cancer. We are now getting more into genomics. So in future genomics will tell us who is likely to get cancer.

Today we have 24 centres in India, Africa, Middle East and Vietnam. But most of them are in India. We have an opportunity to grow. Currently we are establishing a big centre in Delhi, possibly in Kerala. We have opportunity to grow in the Middle East and Africa. But right now we want to consolidate. Because we have grown too much, we want to consolidate first and then get into the growth phase again. We would like to go for the asset light model. We dont want to own real estate. And we are also coming with models wherein we will not own the equipments.

In India the problem is that we dont have provision for universal healthcare. We have certain healthcare scheme for poor people. Today over 50% of the patients are paying from their own pocket. So naturally it becomes very expensive. In U.S. if you get a cancer treatment done it would cost $30,000 to $40,000. Here we are doing it in less than $8,000. The problem is that even if people are paying 5 lakh, they are paying from their pocket. But if you go to Singapore or Middle East the 5 lakh here is going to be 50 lakh. So it is very cheap here but people cannot afford that. That is why we have recommended universal healthcare.

The government has to be open and say let us create a universal healthcare model for the entire country. My frustration is that we have not done that yet. Unless we do that and measure the outcome, the existing schemes will not help. People are dying because they do not get the right kind of treatment. We have to bring that quality. Like I am a medicare recipient and have a medicare card in the U.S. When I was young I contributed for this. India has so many youngsters. Why can they not contribute? Their contribution can go towards universal healthcare pool. So billions of dollars will be there and people can benefit from that. There will be uniformity in care. When you become old you can benefit. That model has to be created. I dont know what is coming in the way of that model.

Very good. For breast cancer the success rate is 90%, colon cancer is 80 to 90%. The only challenge is lung cancer, but with new treatment the patients are living longer. We can have better control on brain tumours, head and neck cancer if we can detect them at early stages. Late stages are also treatable. The cancer field has changed now. It is now more of a chronic disease.

We have close to 650 crore debt. We are planning to reduce it. We have put an end to the capex cycle. We are now working on improving cash flow. Most centres are on the verge of breaking even. The whole idea is to improve the EBITDA and improve profitability. Then slowly we will reduce the debt.

All our centres should achieve full capacity utilisation. Then we will look at opportunity at asset light models. We are looking at operate and manage models and also areas where in we can provide our expertise. The entire Africa is a huge opportunity for us to provide good quality treatment. We have a centre in Nairobi and we want to build on this. We are looking at the partnership model like we have in Nashik and Ahmedabad. We want to grow through partnerships. Since we grew rapidly, I want to consolidate first.

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Jan 8

How These Practitioners Can Help with New Year, New You Goals – Milwaukee Magazine

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The start of a new year is the perfect time to prioritize self-care and set health and wellness goals, so make 2020 your happiest yet with a new, enhanced version of you. Use this guide to find the doctors, therapists and practitioners that can help you look and feel your best.

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Aqua, under the direction of Dr. Christopher Hussussian, is a full-service salon, spa and med spa offering a wide range of services in a luxurious setting on Pewaukee Lake. Whether you are hoping to change the way you look or feel or both Aqua has a solution to enhance your skin and hair for both body and face. New services for the new year include hair restoration for both men and women using PRP (platelet-rich plasma) with biotin and a new weight-loss program using the HCG hormone. They also offer advanced laser hair removal, Clear Lift skin tightening, ThermiVa and CoolSculpting, a popular nonsurgical fat cell reduction with lasting results. A consultation can help you decide what services would work best to achieve a healthier, happier version of yourself.

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What if you could use undesired fat from your belly to get rid of the bags under your eyes? Sounds too good to be true, right? Anew Skin and Wellness has a procedure that is done right in the office with long lasting results. The nano-fat transfer removes a small amount of fat with micro liposuction. That fat is harvested for re-injection to the appropriate areas of the face, neck, earlobes, hands and thighs. It can also be used to plump thin lips, smooth cellulite and scars and restore skin elasticity. The nano-fat transfer is safe, effective, economical and helps clients look their best. The in-office procedure provides long-lasting results because the bodys stem cells can turn the aging skin into new, rejuvenated skin. Its the natural way to tighten and smooth skin, allowing you to turn back the clock without a surgical face- or neck-lift.

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Dr. Arvind Ahuja has provided neurosurgical and endovascular care in southeastern Wisconsin for more than 20 years for brain, spine, artery and peripheral nerve conditions. Whether patients come to Neurosurgery and Endovascular Associates for neck and/or arm pain, back and/or leg pain or headache, the first step is always diagnostic testing to determine the cause of the pain, rather than just treating the symptoms. Often through treatments like medication, steroid injections, physical therapies and if need be surgery, patients achieve improved functioning and long-term relief. Ahujas specialized training in the nervous system is incredibly effective in treating spinal conditions, and his treatments give patients the opportunity to live a happier and morefunctional life.

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Dec 20

How to Mix HCG Injections: The Ultimate Guide – Science Times

Are you trying to learn how to mix HCG injections? If yes, you should check out this guide with everything to know and do.

The fertility and weight-loss industries are massive. And both put a lot of pressure on their clients financially and medically.

Not to mention financially - the weight-loss industry in the U.S. generates $72 billion a year and the fertility industry generates around $15.6 billion.

A common product between the two is HCG, a compound that's used to help people have a baby and lose the baby weight. These may seem to be strange to pair. But to both industries, HCG is a vital component.

And if you eventually patronize these industries for common procedures, you will eventually have to learn how to mixHCG.

Learning What to know How to MixHCG

HCG stands forhuman chorionic gonadotropin. It's a hormone that the uterus excretes during the early stages of pregnancy. It's what most pregnancy tests are trying to detect.

In treating fertility, the injections are used to help the ovaries develop and release and egg. It is also used in men to help increase sperm count.

In weight loss, it's paired with the eponymous HCG diet. It's believed to impact how people experience hunger. It is also paired with a radical daily calorie count reduction, in some cases down to 500 calories a day. This is about a fourth of the calories that most healthy people are recommended to eat.

Mix It Up

If you get a low-cost HCG mixing kit, you will get a few key things: bacteriostatic water, a sterile vial, injection prep pads and a large mixing syringe

You will have to have the HCG prescribed to you by a provider. It often does not come with a mixing kit. Also, your doctor will give you a specific dosing needle and syringe.

Step one:Assess the situation, make sure that you read all the instructions provided to you by your health care provider and the prescribing pharmacist. If there are conflicts in the instructions, call your provider and reconcile them.

Step two:Figure out where the HCG is stored and where it needs to be mixed. In some cases, the HCG will come in the vial that it will be mixed in; in other cases, you will need to use the empty sterile mixing vial.

The HCG will also likely be in a powder that needs to be reconstituted. It also may come in a condensed liquid. Both will need thebacteriostatic water to appropriately dilute and mix.

Step three: Grab the mixing needle and syringe. Attach if need be. Open the lid for the HCG and the water. For powdered HCG, measure out about half of the water needed in the mixing needle and inject it into the HCG. Gently swirl until dissolved. Remove the mixture and inject it into the empty mixing vial. Add the remaining water needed. Gently swirl.

For the concentrate, you will simply add the prescribed amount ofbacteriostatic water in most cases.

Then What?

From there, you use it as you need it for up to 72 hours. Store in a dark refrigerator. Some recommend wrapping the stored vial in foil to help prevent light degradation and to help ensure the vial stays cool.

Learning how to mix HCG is just one point in the collision of life and science. See the articles below for more on what you need to know about the scientific world around you.

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Dec 17

EXCLUSIVE: Inside Meghan Edmonds Anorexic Looking Body! – All About The Tea

Posted on December 16, 2019 at 5:30 pm

Meghan Edmonds has admitted to poor eating habits amid claimsthe The Real Housewives of Orange County alum looksanorexic thin.

The drama started on Friday, whenMeghan Edmonds, 35, shared a photo on Instagram showing herself at the park with her kids, playing on a swing set.Pushing each other along every day, she captioned the photo.

A fan commented, You look very skinny. I know you have a lot on your plate. And I can only imagine how hard it is to juggle it all. Take care of yourself momma, you cant pour from an empty cup. Sending you love .

To which Meghan Edmondsresponded, agreeing shes too thin. She added,Im a stress non-eater, she wrote, Im working on it.

A source close to the family reached out to to shed some light onMeghan Edmondsextreme thin frame.

Before they had kids,Jim thought Meghan needed to be more toned and he made her lift weights. A source tells then shes been obsessed with being thin as rail.

Then after she had the twins she started takingHCG injections. A source revealed to Her friend, Jessica, owns the med spa where she gets the injections done in St. Louis.

HCGreduces feelings of hunger and support weight loss by redistributing body fat from the thighs, stomach, and hips. According to the FDA, popular diet products containing HCG state that they reset the bodys metabolism and fix abnormal eating habits.

Now she rarely eats with all her stress. You could say shes starving herself to spite Jim but it doesnt seem to be having an affect on him.A source told

As reported,Jimand Meghan Edmondsrecently reached a custody agreement of their three children, on Wednesday, November 27.

The judge granted 50/50 joint custody andMeghan Edmonds,35, is PISSED with the deal whileJim Edmonds, 49, is super happy because that cuts Meghans child support down significantly.

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A family insider that Meghan Edmonds is not happy with the judges decision because, 50/50 custody drastically cuts the amount of child support Meghan will receive from Jim, and she was hoping Jim would just give her full custody.

The couples split turned ugly quickly afterMeghan Edmondsaccused Jim Edmonds of having an affair with their former 22-year-old nanny before Jim filed for divorce on Friday, October 25. Jim fired back, calling the cheating allegations, dangerous, irresponsible and hurtful.

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Nov 26

HCG Diet Center – 2019 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go …


We specialize in the HCG Diet, which is an effective way to lose 40 lbs in 40 days!

-Physician Monitored-Safe & Effective-Patients report losing 1-3 Pounds of just fat Per Day-Patients report it might remove Abnormal Fat Deposits (double chin, potbelly and fat around hips and thighs)-Patients report Fat Deposits Removed Generally take 1-2 years to return if poor dieting resumes-Injection, Nasal Spray, Sublingual or Transdermal

The Diet involves administering shots of a hormone known as HCG and following a calorie-restricted diet. Patients report weight loss of up to and over 1lb per day!

We offer a variety of different programs, ranging from 3 to 8 weeks.

The HCG Diet is physician and nurse-monitored. It is safe, effective, and we offer 24/7 counseling and support.

Our clinic also offer cosmetic services such as Botox/Dysport, laser hair removal, Sculptra, fillers, and more. We provide preventative treatments such as colonics and IV vitamin therapy as well.

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Nov 15

More than Nerve-Racking – Business Today

If you are looking pale and feeling tired all the time, if your skin (especially the knuckles) is darkening, if you have severe joint pains, pins-and-needles sensation or feel a numbness while walking, you could be suffering from vitamin B12 deficiency. There could be other symptoms too, such as mouth ulcer (glossitis), blurred vision, a tendency to fall, dizziness or short breath.

But most of the times, we tend to google a remedy or pop a vitamin pill, hoping that the symptoms will go away. Well, they won't, until you visit a doctor and get proper medication. Worse still, a severe deficiency can lead to deep depression, paranoia, delusion, memory loss, loss of taste and smell, and more, according to an article in Harvard Health Publishing. Why is this vitamin so vital for our health? Well, vitamin B12 is essential for the proper functioning and development of the nervous system, red blood cells and even our DNA. But just like most other vitamins, the human body cannot make it. You will find it in dairy products like milk and all sorts of animal proteins such as seafood, meat, poultry and eggs.

An average adult only requires 2.4 micrograms a day, but there lies the problem. Either our intake is not adequate or many of us cannot absorb it. According to medical practitioners, vitamin B12 deficiency cases are on the rise, mainly due to poor dietary habits and lack of awareness.

"However, more and more people are testing now for B12 deficiency (it is a blood test) as they become aware of this condition. A decade ago, there was hardly any testing," says Dr Manoj Chadha, Consultant Endocrinologist at P.D. Hinduja Hospital and Medical Research Centre in Mumbai. Even then, addressing the condition is not easy. For one, the symptoms may take years to show up, and when they do, they can be easily mistaken for folic acid (vitamin B9) deficiency or other related ailments.

"I have seen a doubling of these cases over the past decade and it is a problem that we cannot ignore," says Dr Jeevan H.R., Consultant Medical Gastroenterologist and Hepatologist at HCG Hospital in Bengaluru.

Eating the right food is essential, he says, and a vegetarian diet does not help here as most plants do not grow vitamin B12. You need not be a meat-eater, though, as milk and other dairy products contain this vitamin. Those who consume too many pills to fight gas and acidity are also open to risk. Prolonged intake of these drugs often reduces gastric acid secretion and hinders vitamin B12 absorption. Long-term and heavy use of alcohol is another big risk. Stomach conditions such as atrophic gastritis (inflammation of the gastric mucosa) and pancreas problems also lead to malabsorption of vitamin B12.

Can veggies absorb B12?: Based on several independent studies conducted in different states and regions (Northern India, for instance) and also drawing from their personal experience, doctors say that vitamin B-12 deficiency is quite rampant in the country and becoming a growing health risk. But it is difficult to arrive at a few direct linkages with clearly correlated cause and effect.

Globally, research is on to understand how vitamin B12 deficiency is linked to ailments other than red blood cells or nerve-related diseases. For instance, could it lead to heart conditions, osteoporosis, depression and some cancers? Does the prolonged use of certain drugs trigger lower vitamin B12 absorption? Besides, efforts are on to develop new solutions to help vegetarians and vegans. For example, could plant structures be tweaked to help them absorb vitamin B-12. Last year, scientists at the University of Kent reportedly discovered that certain plants have the potential to absorb this vitamin. This could go a long way in making plant-based foods which will be rich in vitamin B12.

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Nov 11

Toya Wrights Before And After Photo In Which Shes Showing Her Slimmed Figure Has Fans In Awe – Celebrity Insider

Oct 1

Monica Gavin M.D. – HCG Diet Philadelphia – HCG Lehigh …

Pennsylvania HCGDiet Specialist Monica Gavin, M.D. believes Age Management is the great model of health for the new Millenium. Age Management focuses on preserving quality of life and youthful looks, making every effort to modulate the process of aging. To this end, Azani Medical Spa provides medical services to include anti-aging, weight control, bio-identical hormonal replacement, genetic testing, wellness programs, and the finest aesthetic medical treatments and plastic surgery procedures in the Philadelphia Lehigh Valley and Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Pennsylvania areas.

Monica Gavin, M.D. has a passion for helping people achieve their wellness and aesthetic goals. Many people are struggling with weight and the chronic diseases and associated with extra weight. Men and women that are seriously committed to losing weight and becoming healthier can greatly benefit from the HCG medical weight loss program. Patients that are 20 pounds or more above their ideal body weight can be candidates for the HCG Diet.

A doctor named A.T.W Simeons discovered the HCG Diet in the 1950s after he travelled to India. While in India, Dr. Simeons noticed that malnourished Indian mothers were giving birth to healthy babies. He wondered how this could be possible, and then, he discovered the mechanism of the HCG hormone.

Human Chorionic Gonadotropin, or the HCG hormone, is naturally produced in womens bodies during pregnancy. The hormone is released into the bloodstream in order to protect the fetus in the event of a famine or food shortage. The hormone allows a fetus to obtain nutrients from a womans locked away fat stores if the mother is unable to take in enough nourishment to supply its needs.

When a person is not pregnant and the HCG hormone is put into the bloodstream, the body responds the same way it would as if a fetus were present and needed nutrients. While the hormone is produced is a womans body, it works the same way metabolically for both men and women. Men and women that are overweight can take the hormone in order to release stored up fat. While ingesting the hormone, people must maintain a very low calorie diet, which consists of no more than 500 calories per day. Because 500 calories is well under the bodys daily-required amount of calories, the body begins to release fat stores in order to meet the bodys needs.

Because many nutrients are being released into the bloodstream because of the hormone, most people do not feel hungry while on the diet. Typically people lose from 1 to 2 pounds per day, and most of the time, men actually lose weight more rapidly than women. This is because womens bodies need more fat for healthy hormone production and for reproduction functions. The HCG Diet is a natural way for men and women to lose weight and meet their weight loss goals.

Under the direction of Dr. Monica Gavin, Diplomate of the American Academy of Anti-Aging Medicine, the team of caring and licensed health care professionals is dedicated to helping people look and feel their best. Treatments are safe, effective, affordable, and FDA approved. With each visit to the beautiful and soothing medical spa, Patients will renew themselves. Dr. Gavins mission is to help every patient manage their age effectively, combining wellness and aesthetic medicine.

Dr. Gavin offers the HCG Diet at her offices in the Philadelphia Lehigh Valley and Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton Pennsylvania areas, as well as throughthe latest advancements in Telemedicine. Through HIPPA-compliant and secure videoconferencing, she is able to diagnose a variety of hormonal imbalances, prescribe medications, recommend supplements and order home collection and wellness kits. Contact HCG Diet Philadelphia Specialist, Monica Gavin, M.D., today for a consultation!

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Oct 1

HCG Diet Food List Phase 1 – HCG Weight Loss

People tend to fail at dieting for a number of reasons, including long-term deprivation of their favorite foods, not enough variety of items to eat, poor planning, not following dietary guidelines, and poor results. The HCG diet food list Phase 1 helps to conquer all of those concerns by laying the groundwork for a program that is easy to follow with a clear beginning, middle, and end. The HCG diet lets you start out by consuming all of your favorite foods especially the not so healthy ones before bringing rapid weight loss of up to 30 pounds in 30 days into your life.

The four distinct phases of the HCG diet will lead to success. Omit one and you probably wont see the desired results. Each phase has its purpose. Phase 1 of the HCG diet plan may be the shortest lasting only two days but it is by far the most important. You see, HCG targets the fat stored in the body. We want to make it easy to find, so we start by loading your bloodstream up with fat that can be readily accessed to get the process rolling.

The HCG Diet food list for Phase 1 will show you how to maximize this process by making the right choices for what to eat during these first two days.

Get ready to eat. That is the advice given to people embarking on the HCG Diet. Day one is when you begin HCG injections, but this is not the time to think about losing weight. That will start on day three. The first two days we get HCG and fat into your bloodstream. To accomplish that goal, you must set your target food consumption at a minimum of 2,000 calories. What you choose to eat makes a difference, so take a look at the HCG Diet Phase 1 approved food list for guidance.

These options on the HCG Diet plan food list Phase 1 will help you increase weight loss success:

Think about all of those times when you knew you were eating something bad for your diet, and go ahead and eat them again now. This is also an excellent time to go to a buffet.

What you eat during these first two days of HCG injections will make a big difference in your results. This is not the time to think about dieting. You must saturate your body with high-fat foods. If you do not, the HCG will not have ready to use fat on day three. That is why the HCG Diet menu Phase 1 is filled with your favorite food choices.

One key point to make is that these two days are about consuming foods with high-fat content. That does not mean lots of added sugar. We do not want you to waste your calories on jelly beans and sugary candies. This will not help the process. These items do not have fat only sugar. When your sweet tooth hits, reach for cheesecake, eclairs, donuts, full-fat ice cream, and other desserts that feature both sugar and fat.

When looking at the HCG Diet foods list Phase 1, you will also notice that this is not the time to skimp, so heap on those creamy salad dressings, load up the nachos, fries, and baked potatoes, and put lots of toppings on your ice cream sundae. Choose fattier cuts of meat that you would normally avoid. The more fat you consume, the quicker you will lose weight starting on day three.

For additional information about weight loss with the HCG Diet, contact Weight Loss Medical Center for a free consultation with a weight loss specialist.

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Oct 1

HCG Weight Loss Diet | Harker Heights, Killeen, Waco TX …

The average person loses up to 2 lbs per day while using the Rx HCG Diet Protocol under our medical provider guidance.

About Face is located in Harker Heights, Texas and serves Waco, Killeen, Temple, Belton, and the Central Texas Region. Contact us today to schedule a consultation with our clinic and find out how the HCG Diet can help you achieve your weight loss goals.

HCG is a hormone that occurs naturally in the human body, which causes the release of fat stores into the bloodstream. In conjunction with a specific meal plan customized for your metabolic needs, HCG will allow you to see rapid loss of fat while retaining your muscle. HCG does not make you lose weight the diet makes you lose weight. However, the HCG injections changehowyou lose weight.

Each client comes in to our clinic for an initial consultation with Mr. Garberich to discuss medical history, weight loss clinic goals and expectations to understand if the HCG Diet if right for them.

Next, the client will be asked to obtain any required lab work from their primary care physician (which may be covered by insurance) or directly from Mr. Garberich (which is not covered by insurance). Please note that the cost of the labs is not included in About Faces price for the HCG Diet.

After Mr. Garberich reviews the results of the lab work, and the client is cleared to participate in the diet, Mr. Garberich will call in the prescription for HCG. Please note that the cost of the prescription is not included in About Faces price for the HCG Diet. The price of the prescription may vary based on your insurance policy.

Next, the first appointment is scheduled to establish a physical baseline for each client. At this time, our medical team conducts a physical exam, and the clients body composition and resting metabolic rate are measured using our Bod Pod and Metabolic Analyzer. Mr. Garberich will go over a customized meal plan and instruct the patient how to administer the hormone treatment at home.

Our 65-year old female client was desperate to lose weight and decided to try the HCG Diet

I have tried so many diet plans over the years, and always had the same result lose a few pounds and then stop. Id get depressed and just start eating whatever I could get my hands on. BUT with the help of Mr. Garberich and his staff, the HCG diet plan has helped me to stay on the plan. As of today I have lost 18 lbs in 34 days. It has allowed my body to become adjusted to eating a balanced diet. Between About Face and my husband I have had so much support to keep me strong and focused on my weight loss. Many thanks to About Face. I would recommend anyone interested in losing weight to make an appointment with Mr. Garberich. He can explain in detail what is involved and is very patient with helping you to understand.

The first phase of the diet is 26 days long with the HCG Medical Weight Loss Clinic treatment. However, it is About Faces mission to teach each client sustainable and healthy habits that will last a lifetime. During the 26-day diet, you will have full access to Mr. Garberich for questions and advice on nutrition, administering the HCG Medical Weight Loss treatments and any other questions you may have.

We offer a financing solution through Advance Care and Care Credit. We will be happy to review the requirements and help you with the application process either over the phone or during your consultation. You can also apply online or call Advance Care or Care Credit at your own convenience.

Contact About Face Anti-Aging Institute / Weight Loss Clinic today to schedule a consultation with Mr. Garberich and find out the HCG Diet can optimize your weight loss journey.

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