Asheville, NC – Physician-supervised weight loss brand Medi-Weightloss® is now open at 1550 Hendersonville Road, Suite 200, Asheville.
Earlier this year, Asheville was rated one of the “fattest” cities in America by the survey firm WalletHub. Out of 100 cities, Asheville ranked number two for having the highest percentage of overweight adults. This worrisome distinction means there are a lot of area residents who have, or will soon have, life-threatening obesity-related health conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and hypertension.
Medi-Weightloss® Asheville is a welcome and powerful area resource for those seeking a healthier lifestyle. Known as The One That Works!®, the Medi-Weightloss® Program is a three-phase eating and lifestyle plan in which medical professionals supervise and support patients in achieving their health goals. *On average, compliant patients lose 6.4 pounds in their first week and 14 pounds their first month.
Ashley Kaake, AGNP
Ashley was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest. She attended Armstrong State University in Savannah, GA, where she obtained her BSN and MSN. She is a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner in Adult Gerontology Primary Care. She chose Asheville as her home because she loves the Great Outdoors and all the activities it affords. Ashley enjoys hiking, camping, skiing, boating, and various other pursuits. She is eager to educate patients on the all the joys of achieving an active, healthy lifestyle.
Christina Tobey, MA
Christina, a medical assistant, has been in the healthcare field for about 20 years. She has had the privilege of working in many types of specialties and environments, including the emergency room, urgent care, and EMS, as well as specialty clinics. Christina is an Army veteran and the proud parent of an Air Force Airman. Christina has three children and three fur babies, all local rescues. She has a passion for animals and volunteers with shelters and rescue organizations. Christina is happy to go to work every day knowing she can make a difference in other people’s lives!
Shyaam Joseph Butler, MBA
Shyaam is originally from Southern California. He relocated to Raleigh, NC for undergraduate school and has been a North Carolinian ever since. He earned his MBA degree from Montreat College and has more than 20 years management experience. Shyaam has been active in some form of organized physical activity for most of his life. He played college football and baseball and continues to work out several times a week while following well-established healthy eating habits. He firmly believes "you are what you eat." Understandably, he fits in well with the Medi-Weightloss family. Shyaam has also been an active leader in the community, volunteering at agencies like Goodwill, Women and Children's Shelter, and the Veteran's Restoration Center in Asheville. He resides in Hendersonville.
Established in 2005, Medi-Weightloss® offers a medically supervised weight loss program known as The One That Works!® Physicians and medical professionals provide individualized care based on each patient’s goals, current health status, and medical history. The program includes weekly consultations that focus on nutrition, lifestyle, and exercise. Education is provided on how to lose weight in the real world using real food without prepackaged meals. Patients learn how to keep weight off through a specialized Wellness Phase.
In addition to a weight loss program for adults resulting in more than 3 million pounds lost, Medi-Weightloss® offers specialized weight loss programs for adolescents and diabetics. Medi-Weightloss® also offers free Worksite Wellness Workshops to employers.
Medi-Weightloss® has over 85 locations in the United States and an international location in Dubai.
The Asheville office is welcoming new patients.
1550 Hendersonville Rd. - Suite 200
Asheville, NC 28803
*Rapid weight loss may be associated with certain medical conditions and should only be considered by those who are medically appropriate.