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Physician Resources

Below are resources you can use from the Mavis Medix team

The following information will help you for the referral process for your patients.

Use these PDFs for Weight and Pain Management referrals. Kindly please attach relevant medical information including Medications List, recent Blood Work, and recent Imaging (X-ray, MRI, CT for Pain patients).

For Referrals

Attach relevant  information including:
-Patient’s email and phone number (must);
-Medical History and Medications information;

-Recent Blood Work that includes the following  Fasting Glucose, A1C, eGFR, Fasting Insulin, ALT, SUA, Lipids Profile, CBC, TSH, B12, Ferritin and if applicable Vit D, ACR, Na+, K+ inflammatory markers, PCOS workup)

Medical History and Medications information;
Relevant Blood Work

Relevant  Imaging (X-ray, US, MRI, CT, EMG )

Relevant Previous Consultation for pain

Patient Resources

Below are resources you can use from the Mavis Medix team

Below are resources you can use from the Mavis Medix team
Mavis Medix Program Cost for OHIP Patients
(Subject to change without prior notice)
 
Mavis Medix Program for Non-OHIP Private Patients
(Subject to change without prior notice)

Obesity Canada Guidelines:
https://obesitycanada.ca/guidelines/chapters/

Obesity Canada is Canada’s leading obesity charity, made up of healthcare professionals, researchers, policy makers and people with an interest in obesity.

Obesity being the leading cause of type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, cancer and other important health problems, has proven to result in serious impacts to those who live with it.

Diabetes Canada:
https://www.diabetes.ca/

Type 2 diabetes is a disease in which your body cannot make enough insulin (a hormone that helps control the amount of glucose or sugar in your blood), or does not properly use the insulin it makes. Type 2 diabetes is caused by several different risk factors, and affects 90% diabetes cases in Canada.

Optifast:
www.optifast.ca

The Optifast® Weight Management Program is a comprehensive, medically supervised program that limits your calorie intake using delicious meal replacements, while providing the support and expertise of healthcare professionals. The Optifast® Weight Management Program is offered only at select clinics.

OPTIWIN Study Link:
https://www.nestlemedicalhub.com/sites/default/files/2020-02/OPTIWIN%20Study%20Infographic.pdf

A YEAR-LONG RANDOMIZED CONTROLLED STUDY OF THEOPTIFAST® PROGRAM FOR WEIGHT LOSS

BMI Calculator
https://www.truthaboutweight.global/global/en/support/whats-your-body-mass-index-bmi.html

EDMONTON OBESITY STAGING SYSTEM – Staging Tool:
https://www.ottawahospital.on.ca/fr/documents/2017/05/edmonton-obesity-staging-system-staging-tool.pdf/

The Edmonton Obesity Staging System (EOSS) is a five-stage system of obesity classification that considers the metabolic, physical, and psychological parameters in order to determine the optimal obesity treatment

Weight Loss Options:
https://www.weightlossoptions.ca/weight-management/

Obesity is a complex disease. Because everyone is different, the right solutions will be different. That’s why it’s good to know that there are a number of treatments that can be used to help reduce body weight.

Mavis Medix YouTube Channel:

Behaviour Workshop Clips
Dr. Khan conducts behaviour workshops with patients over 4-8 weeks, usually twice a year.
Browse through our channel’s playlist to have an idea

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCdj-dKi3BK6jux1hXgMQIrA/playlists

How to Lose 50 Pounds and Keep Them Off – Arya Sharma

In this compelling and humorous talk, Dr. Sharma explores the complex biology behind weight loss and regain, and why obesity should be managed as a chronic disease rather than as a personal failure.

Grand Apology – Dr Michael Vallis

Until recently, patients battling obesity were told that they need to simply just “lose weight” without any proper guidance. However, within the last few years obesity has proven to be a complex chronic disease that is ever changing and its management requires continuous follow up and adjustments.

Dr. Macklin’s Video

The science of obesity. The appetite system story;The GateKeeper, The GoGetter and The Sleepy Executive.

Watch Dr. Khan’s Video explaining why it’s difficult to lose weight! (Urdu)
https://fb.watch/1IhwhV07hj/

Learn about what Obesity is from Dr.Khan and why it is so important to take action towards battling it.

Obesity Stigma

A lot of stigma is associated with obesity. But what if we called it something else..

Binge Eating Disorder Information and Self Assessment
www.knowbed.ca

Binge Eating Disorder (BED) isn’t just overeating. It’s a recognized medical condition, and one that’s quite common. BED can occur in normal-weight, overweight or obese adults.

Medication:
Saxenda (Liraglutide) DIN # 02437899
https://www.saxendacare.ca/en_ca/login.html
Ozempic (Semaglutide) DIN# 02471469
www.ozempic.ca
Contrave (combination of Bupropion and Naltrexone) DIN # 02472945
www.contrave.ca
Orlistat (Xenical) DIN # 02240325
www.xenical.com

How to Inject Saxenda/Ozempic:


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Walk-in Clinic. No referral required. Call now.
Open on all statutory holidays, except Christmas.



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