Kristina V. Weight Loss Story!

Elevation Medical Weight Loss of Pittsburgh, Weirton, & MorgantownBook an appointment using SetMoreGreen Tree: 2350 Noblestown Rd. Pittsburgh (412) 458-5042  
North Hills: 1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh (412) 847-8083
South Hills: 5301 Grove Rd., Pittsburgh (412) 819-4614
Weirton: 241 Three Springs Dr. (304) 914-3112
Morgantown: 5004 Mid Atlantic Dr. (304) 777-2640
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“How’d you do it?” is the main question people ask how I lost weight. When I first started the program at the beginning of May– I weighed 181 lbs. I have lost 18 pounds since my last weigh-in, and I’m continuing to lose more. It hasn’t even been a month yet!

I had quite a few things that have helped in my weight loss. One big tip is to drink lots and lots of water! Drinking water before meals helps me feel full so I don’t overindulge.  I was a huge soda and sweet tea drinker, cutting them out has helped a ton. Now I drink unsweetened tea and water with lemon. I jog every day at least 3 miles and try walking as much as I can. The final tip is sticking to the Elevation Weight Loss program! Without this program, I would not be where I am today! I feel like a new woman, comfortable with myself. Thanks, Elevation Weight Loss 🙂

-Kristina V.

North Hills Office Now Opens Mondays

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We are happy to announce that we have added Monday hours to our North Hills clinic.  New patient or medication refills appointments are now available Monday thru Friday.  Our general weigh-in and B-12 injections hours on Monday is 10am-4pm starting now.

NORTH HILLS HOURS & INFO 
Elevation Medical Weight Loss of North Hills 
1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 
(412) 847-8083
NORTH HILLS GENERAL OFFICE HOURS (shots and weigh-in) NORTH HILLS PHYSICIAN HOURS
(weight loss consults)
Mon: 10am – 4pm
Tues: 9am – 4pm
Weds: 10am – 6pm
Thurs – Fri: 10am – 4pm
Tues: 9am – 12pm
Weds: 3pm – 6pm
Walk-ins are always welcome during these hours
*EXTENDED hours avail. daily by appts*

We will be available every day for shots and weigh-ins.  Remember that in order to get a refill on diet medications or HCG, you must be there when there is a provider (Dr. Cooper,  Lauren or Ashley, our physician assistant).  Please check online or call the office to make sure a provider is there if you are wanting a refill or come in for an appointment.

Elevation Medical Weight Loss of Pittsburgh, Weirton, & MorgantownBook an appointment using SetMoreGreen Tree: 2350 Noblestown Rd. Pittsburgh (412) 458-5042  
North Hills: 1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh (412) 847-8083
South Hills: 5301 Grove Rd., Pittsburgh (412) 819-4614
Weirton: 241 Three Springs Dr. (304) 914-3112
Morgantown: 5004 Mid Atlantic Dr. (304) 777-2640
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Donate Your Clothes That Are “Too Big”

Elevation Medical Weight Loss of Pittsburgh, Weirton, & MorgantownBook an appointment using SetMoreGreen Tree: 2350 Noblestown Rd. Pittsburgh (412) 458-5042  
North Hills: 1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh (412) 847-8083
South Hills: 5301 Grove Rd., Pittsburgh (412) 819-4614
Weirton: 241 Three Springs Dr. (304) 914-3112
Morgantown: 5004 Mid Atlantic Dr. (304) 777-2640
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In continuing with our “Elevation Cares” campaign, we have noticed that many of you are losing so much weight that you probably have clothes that are now too big for you.  We have decided to place a rack in our “weighing room” for those of you who want to get rid of all of your “too big” clothes.

We would like nice, clean, and untorn (unless it’s the style) clothes that are too big for you, so that we may make it available for someone who may be on their way to their goals and in need of “in between clothes”. If you drop off something, take a look at what we have, there may be something that you want… if so, just take it.

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We encourage people to not hold on to their bigger clothes.  If you donate them and get them out of your closet,  you are more likely to keep the weight off.

So come in and browse our gently used clothes and if you need to try them on, you can! This is our way of saying “Congratulations” on your weight loss.   You do not need to be a patient to participate, so if you bring someone, they can look too!

 

Michelle N.’s Weight Loss Story

Elevation Medical Weight Loss of Pittsburgh, Weirton, & MorgantownBook an appointment using SetMoreGreen Tree: 2350 Noblestown Rd. Pittsburgh (412) 458-5042  
North Hills: 1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh (412) 847-8083
South Hills: 5301 Grove Rd., Pittsburgh (412) 819-4614
Weirton: 241 Three Springs Dr. (304) 914-3112
Morgantown: 5004 Mid Atlantic Dr. (304) 777-2640
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I started the Elevation Medical Weight Loss program a little under three (3) months ago. I was kind of skeptical and hesitant in the beginning because every time I tried to lose weight before; I always failed.  So, I thought to myself; let me just try this out because my niece told me about this program. She said she lost 20 pounds since she started the program. In the first month alone, I lost approximately 4 pounds.  I was so excited. Loosing that 4 pounds gave me more of an incentive to keep going back. Now, I have lost about 24 pounds total in three months. I believe this is a great way to lose the weight and keep it off.

I just followed the program they gave me.  I eat 1600 calories a day, and I am not hungry.  I feel full. If I do get hungry; I drink a bottle of water, and I am good.  I found drinking water throughout the day and watching my calorie intake helps me a lot.  You really don’t have to exercise to lose the weight. In the beginning, I didn’t exercise at all and I lost 4 pounds.  I do walk quite a bit though. I walk my dog every morning for about 45 minutes or so.

About a month and a half after starting this weight loss program, my job started a “100-day global challenge”.  This challenge is to help you get healthier. There are seven of us on a team. We all got a max buzz watch that counts all our steps, our calories, and our heart rate.  Our team is trying to stay on top. This has also helped me with my weight loss journey. I go into work early, park my car, and walk for about an hour a day. I try to have at least 7,000 steps before I go inside to work.  When I take my cigarette breaks, which I get two a day, I walk while I smoke which gives me more steps.

I feel so much better since I have lost this weight.  I am more alert. I don’t get tired throughout the day anymore.  I can do so much more than I thought I could. I am more active now than I have been in a long time.  I went to the doctors and they sent me for blood work because my cholesterol was high before I started at Elevation.  Since I have lost the weight, my cholesterol has gone down drastically.

I would recommend this weight loss program to anyone.  Don’t give up on yourself, give yourself a chance, and keep going back!  It really does work!  

 

Closed for Thanksgiving 2018

This is just a quick reminder that all of our offices will be closed Thanksgiving Day

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so that we can spend time with our family and friends.   We will resume our normal hours on Friday 11/23/2018.  We at Elevation Medical Weight Loss want to wish you a happy Thanksgiving, and hope to see you soon!

Elevation Medical Weight Loss of Pittsburgh, Weirton, & MorgantownBook an appointment using SetMoreGreen Tree: 2350 Noblestown Rd. Pittsburgh (412) 458-5042  
North Hills: 1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh (412) 847-8083
South Hills: 5301 Grove Rd., Pittsburgh (412) 819-4614
Weirton: 241 Three Springs Dr. (304) 914-3112
Morgantown: 5004 Mid Atlantic Dr. (304) 777-2640
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New Weight Loss Office Now Open in the South Hills

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We have some very exciting news!  We are opening our new (fifth!) office location in Pittsburgh’s South Hills!  Our new office is located in the Shoppes at Caste Village plaza in Whitehall.

We are accepting new and returning patient appointments starting this Friday, 11/16/2018.  B-12 shots will be available a couple days earlier starting this Wednesday, 11/14/2018.  If you’ve been waiting for us to make it to the area, make sure to come and see us by scheduling below:

Elevation Medical Weight Loss of Pittsburgh, Weirton, & MorgantownBook an appointment using SetMoreGreen Tree: 2350 Noblestown Rd. Pittsburgh (412) 458-5042  
North Hills: 1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh (412) 847-8083
South Hills: 5301 Grove Rd., Pittsburgh (412) 819-4614
Weirton: 241 Three Springs Dr. (304) 914-3112
Morgantown: 5004 Mid Atlantic Dr. (304) 777-2640
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Fall Is Here!

Elevation Medical Weight Loss of Pittsburgh, Weirton, & MorgantownBook an appointment using SetMore2350 Noblestown Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15205 (412) 458-5042  
1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 (412) 847-8083
241 Three Springs Dr. Weirton, WV 26062 (304) 914-3112
5004 Mid Atlantic Dr, Morgantown, WV(304) 777-2640
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Fall is here! As we welcome to shorter days, crisp air and colorful leaves, we should think of the new season as a chance for a fresh start to your healthy habits.  As we pack up our swimsuits and flip flops and bring out those sweaters and toboggans, let’s not use the change in wardrobe as an excuse to forget our fitness goals. Some of us tend to gain weight in the summer even though we seem to be more active thanks in large part to, barbecues, graduation parties, weddings, and other gatherings. Fall, however, is the perfect time to undo the damage, since while Summers tend to stay busy Fall affords many of us more opportunity to slow down and refocus on our health and our families.

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Below are a few Fall tips for getting the most out of the season:

  • Pumpkins aren’t just for decorating–they are rich in phytosterols, and loaded with vitamins A and C. Some studies show that adding pumpkin into an already balanced diet can lower cholesterol.
  • Don’t forget to hydrate, hydrate, hydrate.  Your skin will thank you and so will your immune system especially in the cool windy weather.  Probiotics have been known to boost our immune system which seems to always be worse in the fall.  You know another source of immunity booster? Pumpkin!
  • Turn the computers off and put your sneakers on and go outside.  Nothing is better than walking with the crisp air and fall foliage.  Spending time outdoors have been known to improve your concentration and your mood, especially as the daylight hours diminish.
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  • If you must perform yard work, you can also use that as an alternative to a workout in a pinch.  For a 150 pound person, 30 minutes of raking leaves, or planting/weeding, or playing with the little ones can each easily burn up to 150 calories. (Just wait until you see how many calories you can burn shoveling snow in a few months)
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  • Autumn veggies are filled with heart-healthy vitamins.  Try roasting fall veggies with a little oil and salt & pepper, the extra fiber will also help avoid the urge to overindulge in all of the pumpkin spice treats we get surrounded by this time of year.

Fall doesn’t have to be the season that we dread just because it gets colder and grayer.  With these tips, we can make fall a fun, healthy time of year.

Bernice K. Has Unbelievable Success!

Elevation Medical Weight Loss of Pittsburgh, Weirton, & Morgantown Book an appointment using SetMore2350 Noblestown Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15205 (412) 458-5042  
1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 (412) 847-8083
241 Three Springs Dr. Weirton, WV 26062 (304) 914-3112
5004 Mid Atlantic Dr, Morgantown, WV(304) 777-2640
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Two years ago after I gave birth to my daughter, I was the heaviest I had ever been, weighing in at 240 lbs.

Between pregnancy, not much exercise, and eating unhealthy, I couldn’t stand the way I was feeling. I was so happy with a healthy newborn, yet so miserable mentally and physically. I knew I had to make a change. Finally, in April of 2017 I had begun my journey. Dedication, hard work, discipline, and Elevation Weight Loss’s program.

So far I have lost a total of 70 pounds in 12 months. I made goals each month for myself. I pulled out smaller clothes and hung them on my closet as a constant reminder thinking “I want to wear this again one day, and I will make it happen.”

I feel great. My joints don’t hurt, I can now run a few miles without stopping, where I could not run for more than 2 minutes at my heaviest. And no longer am I depressed. Exercising is the best form of stress relief for me. I made sure to keep track of my calories every day. Small balanced meals along with healthier snack options. Visiting Elevation Weight Loss Center, weighing in, and having such an encouraging friendly team on my side was a huge help for me. Packing lunches, and not stopping for food on the go. Logging my meals and what I ate every day also helped immensely.

Losing weight is a process. Unfortunately, we all know it does not happen overnight. There were times I was so frustrated thinking “Wow I have only lost 10 lbs, I have 70 more to go”. No matter what, I kept pushing forward. Whether it was a brisk walk around the mall with the stroller or a light jog around the block, I took small baby steps to a better, healthier me. There’s beauty in every stage of this journey; celebrate small milestones, have a cheat meal or a piece of chocolate cake once in a while, we are all human. If I can do it, you can too.

-Bernice K.

Andrea M.’s Off To a Great Start!

Elevation Medical Weight Loss of Pittsburgh, Weirton, & Morgantown Book an appointment using SetMore2350 Noblestown Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15205 (412) 458-5042  
1130 Perry Hwy, Pittsburgh, PA 15237 (412) 847-8083
241 Three Springs Dr. Weirton, WV 26062 (304) 914-3112
5004 Mid Atlantic Dr, Morgantown, WV(304) 777-2640
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Hi! I started my journey with Elevation Weight Loss in Weirton on March 9, 2018. I was tired, sad and could barely walk up my steps. When I walked into Elevation, everyone made me feel very welcome and comfortable. One of the first questions was did I have a goal weight I wanted to achieve? I figured I had a lot of weight to lose, so for now, I will set a small goal of 50 lbs since I had soooo much to lose! Now, here I am 2 months later and I’m down 43.5 lbs so far.

I’m feeling wonderful at this point and have no intention of stopping at 50 lbs! I have more energy than I had for a long time. Participating in aerobic swim classes and now even starting to attend a trampoline ounce class… I’m looking forward to the next few months to achieve my goal weight and to keep on going further– no stopping me now! Thanks Elevation for giving me that extra little help I needed to start to change my life!

-Andrea M.