Any type of overweight patient can benefit from medical weight loss. You must be overweight the qualify for the program, but even those who just need help losing a few pounds qualify for the program. Losing weight on your own can often be a struggle. With medical weight loss you’ll have the guidance and support of a medical professional who specializes in weight loss. They’ll be able to help you create healthy lifestyle habits that will not only help you to loose weight, but to keep the weight off even after you finish the program. If you’re overweight or obese and you’ve continually struggled to loose weight on your own, medical weight loss may be right for you.