FAQ – My Diet Doc
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These are the most common questions we get asked.

General Questions

How much does it cost?

The cost of a DIET DOC doctor consultation, personalized diet plan, medication and products varies, based on your budget. Lowest amount for new patients to get started is $299, and averages $199/month during course of weight loss treatment.  

Do I talk to “real doctors”?

Yes. DIET DOC patients only talk to actual doctors who are U.S.A. educated and licensed to practice medicine in the U.S.A. and living in the U.S.A.  

What are some of the common conditions DIET DOC treats?

Diet Doc is not a primary care health solution. Diet Doc focuses on weight loss.

Can DIET DOC handle my emergency situations?

DIET DOC is NOT designed to handle emergent medical problems. You should contact 911 if you are experiencing a medical emergency.

Can I use it for my family?

Diet Doc has determined to only provide care for adults 18 years and older. However, in rare cases, and if the doctor approves, minors can receive nutritional guidance (no prescription medication) only.  

Can I get a prescription?

DIET DOC does not guarantee prescriptions. It is up to the doctor to recommend the best treatment. DIET DOC doctors do not issue prescriptions for substances controlled by the DEA, non-therapeutic, and/or certain other drugs which may be harmful because of their potential for abuse.  Typically, prescription medications are common and prescribed when Diet Doc Doctors approve and prescribe.

How are prescriptions sent to the pharmacy?

DIET DOC does not dispense prescription drugs. If the doctor prescribes medication, it is submitted electronically by fax to a specialized pharmacy for fulfillment on your behalf and sent directly to your home or office. 

Is my electronic health record kept private?

Health records are kept totally private and we employ robust encryption methods to protect your personal information. You determine who can see the information in your record.

Can I be turned down for a weight loss program?

If a prescription medication is sought, based on your health history, at the doctor’s discretion h/she may deny an individual for a specific medication or all medications.

Can I call DIET DOC outside of the United States?

DIET DOC visits are available outside of the United States.

How long will it take for the physician to respond to my visit request?

Physicians have up to two (2) business days to diagnose or ask for more information if needed.

If I am given a prescription as a result of my visit, how will I be notified?

You will be notified by the doctor if your prescription is approved. All prescriptions are submitted to the pharmacy as “patient specific” in your name, and mailed directly to your home or office.  If denied a medication, during the doctor consultation, you will be verbally notified by the doctor.

Why do I have to fill out additional intake questions?

In order to make sure our Diet Doc Providers customize a diet plan for each individual, and in order to achieve the highest rate of success, we do require an intake with specific questions.