Karera Health

FAQs

Karera Health is designed to cater to a wide range of individuals seeking medical weight loss services. Karera Health is available to all adults (18 years and older). However, certain factors such as pre-existing medical conditions or individual circumstances may influence eligibility. During your initial consultation, our healthcare professionals will evaluate your specific situation to determine if our program is the right fit for you.
Our virtual consultations are conducted through a secure and user-friendly telemedicine platform. You will have a scheduled video call with our experienced healthcare providers. They will discuss your goals, medical history, and other relevant factors to design a personalized wellness plan. The virtual consultation offers convenience and ensures that you receive the same level of professional care as an in-person visit.
Our medical professionals may prescribe FDA-approved medications as part of your weight loss plan, if deemed necessary and appropriate. The specific medications prescribed will depend on your unique needs, medical history, and weight loss goals. Our healthcare providers will carefully select the most suitable medication for you, ensuring its safety and effectiveness.
Karera Health differentiates itself through its combination of telemedicine convenience, personalized care, and the integration of medical weight loss services. Our program is overseen by Physicians with extensive experience in managing weight loss along with other associated chronic medical conditions and we utilize evidence-based approaches. By incorporating telemedicine, we provide easy access to consultations and ongoing support, making it convenient for you to receive personalized care from the comfort of your own home. Our focus on personalized treatment plans and direct-to-consumer distribution of prescribed medications sets us apart, ensuring that your weight loss journey is tailored to your unique needs and goals.
The frequency of follow-up consultations will depend on your progress, needs, and the recommendations of our healthcare providers. Regular follow-up consultations are important to monitor your progress, make any necessary adjustments to your plan, address concerns, and provide ongoing guidance and support. Our team will work with you to establish a schedule that ensures you receive the appropriate level of care throughout your wellness journey.
At Karera Health, we take the privacy and security of your information seriously. Our platform employs robust security measures to protect your personal data, ensuring compliance with privacy regulations. We adhere to strict confidentiality standards, and your information will only be accessed by authorized healthcare professionals involved in your care.
We accept various payment methods for our services, including credit cards, debit cards, and other secure online payment platforms. We strive to make the payment process convenient and hassle-free for our clients.
Karera Health operates on a direct-to-consumer basis and does not currently accept insurance. However, our services are affordably priced, and we aim to provide accessible healthcare options without the need for insurance coverage.
We are committed to providing ongoing support and assistance throughout your wellness loss journey. If you encounter any difficulties, have questions, or require clarification, our team is readily available to address your concerns. You can reach out to us through the provided contact information, and our healthcare professionals will promptly assist you.
Yes, individuals with underlying medical conditions can participate in the Karera Health program. Our experienced Physicians and healthcare team will take your medical history into account when designing your personalized wellness plan. They will consider any pre-existing conditions and tailor the program to ensure your safety and optimize your results. It’s important to disclose all relevant medical information during your initial consultation.
The medications prescribed by Karera Health are FDA-approved and considered safe when used as directed by our healthcare professionals. Our team will assess your medical history and carefully select the most appropriate medications for your specific needs. They will monitor your progress and ensure your safety throughout the program. It’s important to follow the prescribed dosage and consult with our healthcare professionals regarding any concerns or side effects.
At Karera Health, we understand that everyone’s dietary preferences and needs are unique. While we do not enforce a specific, restrictive diet, we highly recommend adopting a well-balanced eating plan for optimal weight loss results.

Our healthcare professionals will guide you in creating a personalized and sustainable eating plan that works best for you.

By incorporating whole foods, lean proteins, healthy fats, and fiber into your diet, you can achieve greater weight loss success. These nutrient-rich choices not only support your weight loss journey but also promote better overall health and well-being.

Adopting a well-balanced diet helps you develop healthier eating habits that can contribute to long-term weight maintenance. By making sustainable dietary changes, you increase the likelihood of keeping the weight off and enjoying lasting results.

At Karera Health, our goal is to empower you to make informed choices that align with your lifestyle and preferences. 
We understand that staying on track can be challenging at times. Our healthcare professionals are here to support you throughout your journey. If you encounter difficulties or struggles, we encourage you to communicate openly during your follow-up consultations. Our team will provide guidance, offer strategies to overcome obstacles, and help you stay motivated. We are committed to your success and will work together to find solutions that work for you.
Physical activity is an important component of a comprehensive weight loss plan. Our healthcare professionals will provide exercise recommendations based on your current fitness level and abilities. They will guide you in incorporating appropriate exercises into your routine to enhance your weight loss efforts. Whether you are new to exercise or already have an established fitness routine, our team will help you find activities that fit your lifestyle and support your weight loss goals
Our goal is to provide you with the tools and knowledge necessary for long-term weight management. Throughout the program, our healthcare professionals will focus on sustainable behavior changes and provide ongoing support to help you maintain your progress. However, individual results may vary, and it’s important to adopt a healthy lifestyle and continue practicing the habits learned during the program to minimize the chances of weight regain.
Absolutely! We are dedicated to your long-term success. Even after completing any of our programs, you can reach out to our team for support, guidance, or any questions you may have. We are here to provide ongoing assistance and help you maintain a healthy lifestyle beyond the program.
Yes, the Karera Health programs are designed to accommodate individuals with busy schedules. Our telemedicine platform allows for flexible virtual consultations, eliminating the need for in-person visits and reducing time constraints. Our healthcare professionals will work with you to develop a weight loss plan that fits your lifestyle and provides practical strategies to incorporate healthy habits into your routine.
Absolutely! We are committed to providing ongoing support throughout your weight loss journey. Our team of healthcare professionals will be available for regular virtual follow-up consultations to monitor your progress, address any concerns, and offer guidance and motivation. Additionally, we may provide access to online resources, educational materials, and support communities to ensure you have the support you need along the way.
Karera Health operates across most of the United States, but there may be certain limitations in providing services in specific states or regions due to regulatory requirements. We strive to expand our coverage area to reach more individuals seeking our wellness services.
Yes, in most cases, our Physicians will usually obtain some baseline lab testing prior to starting any medications; however this will depend on your individual circumstances. Our healthcare professionals may recommend certain medical tests or laboratory work to assess your overall health and ensure the most effective wellness plan. These tests may include blood work, body composition analysis, or other relevant assessments. Our team will guide you through the process and provide instructions for any necessary testing.
Individual results may vary, and the speed at which you see results will depend on various factors such as your starting point, adherence to the program, and metabolism. Some participants may experience noticeable changes within a few weeks, while others may take longer. Our healthcare professionals will set realistic expectations and milestones based on your specific circumstances, guiding you towards sustainable and healthy weight loss.
At Karera Health, we prioritize the qualifications and expertise of our healthcare professionals. All of our physicians are licensed and board-certified in the United States. When you are matched with your Karera Health doctor, you will have access to their credentials and background information, ensuring transparency and trust in your healthcare provider.

We understand the importance of having a dedicated and highly qualified team that is committed to your well-being. At Karera Health, you can have confidence in the expertise and experience of our physicians and our entire healthcare team. Your health and satisfaction are our top priorities.
It is essential to disclose all current medications and supplements you are taking during your initial consultation. Our healthcare professionals will review your medications and determine their compatibility with the weight loss program. In some cases, adjustments may be made to your existing medication regimen to ensure safety and optimize results. It is important to follow their guidance and consult with them regarding any concerns or questions.
Our weight loss program takes into account individual circumstances, including a history of eating disorders. During the initial consultation, our healthcare professionals will assess your medical history and evaluate whether the program is appropriate for you. They may recommend additional support or modifications to ensure a safe and healthy approach to weight loss.
In case of urgent medical concerns outside of Karera Health’s operating hours, we recommend contacting your local emergency services or visiting the nearest healthcare facility. Karera Health’s services are not meant to replace emergency medical care.
We understand that cost can be a concern for many individuals. At Karera Health, we strive to offer flexible and affordable options to accommodate different budgets. We have various program packages available, and our team can work with you to find a solution that aligns with your financial situation while still providing you with the necessary support and resources to achieve your wellness goals.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, it is important to consult with your healthcare provider before starting any of our wellness programs. Our program may not be suitable during these periods, as the nutritional needs and requirements are different. We always prioritize your safety and well-being, and it is crucial to follow the guidance of your healthcare provider for the best approach to health management (especially weight loss) during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
Our weight loss program primarily focuses on developing healthy eating habits, incorporating regular physical activity, and, if necessary, utilizing prescription-based medications. We do not require the purchase of additional supplements or products as a part of our program. However, our healthcare professionals may provide recommendations for certain vitamins or supplements based on your individual needs and health assessment.
To get started with the Karera Health program, simply reach out to us through our website or contact information. Our team will guide you through the initial steps, including setting up an initial consultation, providing the necessary forms and questionnaires, and assisting you in getting started on your weight loss journey.
No, Karera Health does not accept insurance for its weight loss program. We operate on a direct-to-consumer model, which allows us to provide our services at a more affordable and accessible rate.
Absolutely! The Karera Health program is designed to support individuals with various weight loss goals, including those with a significant amount of weight to lose. Our healthcare professionals will assess your specific situation and develop a personalized plan that takes into account your starting point, overall health, and weight loss objectives. We are committed to helping you achieve sustainable and healthy weight loss, regardless of the amount of weight you aim to lose.
Yes, the Karera Health program can be utilized to support weight maintenance after reaching your goals. Our healthcare professionals understand the challenges of maintaining weight loss and can provide you with the necessary tools, guidance, and ongoing support to help you sustain your achievements. We believe that long-term success is a journey, and our program is designed to assist you in maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle beyond reaching your initial goals.
Yes, the Karera Health program can be adapted to meet the needs of individuals with diabetes or other chronic conditions. Our Physicians and healthcare team are experienced in managing weight loss in individuals with various medical conditions. They will work closely with you to develop a personalized plan that considers your specific health requirements, ensuring your safety and optimal progress throughout the program. It is important to disclose your medical conditions during the initial consultation so that our team can create an appropriate weight loss strategy.
The duration of the weight loss program varies depending on individual factors such as weight loss goals, overall health, and adherence to the personalized plan. Some individuals may achieve their desired results within a few months, while others may require a longer timeframe. Our healthcare professionals will work closely with you to establish realistic expectations and milestones, supporting you throughout your journey.
Yes, we welcome individuals who have had previous unsuccessful weight loss attempts to participate in the Karera Health program. Our healthcare professionals understand that each person’s weight loss journey is unique, and we are here to provide you with a fresh approach and the support you need for success. Our program is designed to address individual challenges and create a customized plan that increases your chances of achieving your weight loss goals.
We understand that unforeseen circumstances may arise, requiring you to cancel or reschedule your appointments. We strive to be flexible and accommodate your needs as much as possible. Please contact our team as soon as possible if you need to make any changes to your scheduled appointments, and we will work with you to find a suitable alternative.
Karera Health programs are intended for individuals who are 18 years of age or older. We focus on providing wellness services to adults. For teenagers or adolescents seeking care, we recommend consulting with a healthcare provider who specializes in pediatric or adolescent care to ensure appropriate guidance and support.
The duration of the Karera Health program can vary depending on individual goals, starting point, and progress. Our healthcare professionals will develop a personalized treatment plan that outlines the expected timeline for your weight loss journey. Factors such as the amount of weight to lose, adherence to the program, and individual response to treatment can influence the duration. We emphasize the importance of long-term sustainable weight loss rather than quick fixes, and our program aims to help you develop lifelong healthy habits.
As with any medication, there is a potential for side effects. Our healthcare professionals will thoroughly evaluate your medical history, current medications, and individual health profile to determine the most appropriate medications for your wellness journey. They will discuss the potential side effects associated with prescribed medications during your consultation. It’s important to follow their instructions, report any side effects promptly, and seek guidance if you have any concerns.
Individuals with a history of mental health concerns can still participate in the Karera Health wellness programs. We recognize the impact of mental health on overall well-being and weight management. During your consultation, please disclose any relevant mental health information. Our healthcare professionals will consider your specific needs and may collaborate with mental health professionals to provide comprehensive care and support.
Yes, the Karera Health program can be adapted to accommodate vegetarians and vegans. Our registered dietitians will work with you to create a personalized meal plan that aligns with your dietary preferences. They will ensure you receive adequate nutrition and help you incorporate plant-based protein sources, fruits, vegetables, and other suitable foods into your eating plan. Our goal is to provide you with a well-balanced and sustainable approach to weight loss while respecting your dietary choices.
Yes, the Karera Health program can be tailored to accommodate individuals with mobility limitations or disabilities. Our healthcare professionals understand the importance of personalized approaches and will work with you to develop an exercise plan that considers your abilities and restrictions. They may recommend modified exercises, physical therapy, or alternative activities to support your weight loss journey. Our goal is to help you find ways to incorporate movement and physical activity into your daily life.
Yes, individuals with medical conditions or those taking medications can still participate in the Karera Health program. Our healthcare professionals will conduct a thorough assessment of your medical history and current medications to develop a personalized wellness plan that takes into account your specific needs and health considerations. It is important to disclose all relevant information during your initial consultation to ensure the program is tailored to your requirements.
Yes, tracking your progress is an essential part of the Karera Health program. Our healthcare professionals may recommend various methods to monitor your progress, such as regular weigh-ins, body measurements, or other relevant assessments. Additionally, you may have access to a personalized online portal or mobile app that allows you to track your food intake, physical activity, and other relevant data. Tracking your progress helps you stay accountable and provides valuable insights into your journey.
Upon completion of the Karera Health program, you will have achieved significant progress in your weight loss journey. Our healthcare professionals will provide you with guidance on transitioning to a maintenance phase, where you will continue to apply the healthy habits and strategies you have learned. You will have the option to schedule periodic follow-up appointments to ensure long-term success and receive ongoing support as needed.
Yes, incorporating exercise into your weight loss plan is an important aspect of the Karera Health weight loss program. Our healthcare professionals will provide guidance on suitable exercise routines based on your fitness level, abilities, and preferences. They will help you develop a balanced exercise plan that includes cardiovascular exercises, strength training, and flexibility exercises. Exercise recommendations will be tailored to your specific needs, ensuring safety and effectiveness.
Yes, we encourage communication with our healthcare professionals outside of scheduled appointments. We understand that questions or concerns may arise between appointments, and we want to ensure you have the support you need. You will have the option to contact our team via secure messaging or other designated communication channels. Our healthcare professionals will strive to respond to your inquiries in a timely manner and provide the necessary guidance and support.
Absolutely! As part of the Karera Health wellness programs, you will have access to educational resources and materials to support your wellness journey. These resources may include educational videos, articles, recipes, meal planning tips, and strategies for maintaining a healthy lifestyle. We believe that knowledge is key to long-term success, and our aim is to empower you with the information and tools you need to make informed decisions about your health and well-being.
Yes, at Karera Health, we understand the importance of privacy. That’s why we ensure that your medications and supplies are delivered in discreet packaging. Your confidentiality is our priority.
No. Semaglutide and Liraglutide are FDA-Approved GLP-1 Medications for Obesity treatment. Wegovy, Ozempic (semaglutide) and Saxenda (liraglutide) have been rigorously tested and approved by the FDA for the treatment of obesity. These medications work by targeting specific receptors in the body, leading to reduced appetite and increased feelings of fullness. By incorporating Wegovy or Saxenda into your weight loss plan, you can experience the benefits of medically approved interventions to support your journey towards a healthier weight.
Individual results vary depending on medication and medical History. The outcomes of your weight loss journey are influenced by various factors, including the specific medication you are prescribed and your unique medical history. At Karera Health, we understand that each individual’s response to treatment is different. While we strive to deliver positive results, it is important to note that weight loss outcomes can vary.

When it comes to GLP-1 medications, such as Wegovy (semaglutide) and Saxenda (liraglutide), the degree of weight loss experienced by patients can range from 10% to 20% of their initial body weight. However, it is crucial to recognize that these figures are not universal and may differ based on individual circumstances.
At this time, there are NO generic alternatives available for GLP-1 medications. We understand that affordability is a significant concern for many individuals seeking these medications. If you find it challenging to afford GLP-1 medications, rest assured that our dedicated Care Team is here to assist you in exploring alternative options that fit within your budget.

Our Care Team is experienced in navigating the complexities of healthcare and will work closely with you to identify affordable alternatives to GLP-1 medications. They will explore various options, such as alternative medications, to ensure that you have access to effective treatment options that align with your financial circumstances.

At Karera Health, we believe that everyone should have the opportunity to benefit from comprehensive weight loss programs, regardless of their financial situation. Our team is committed to providing support and guidance to help you find viable solutions that make your weight loss journey both effective and affordable.
The most frequently encountered side effects of GLP-1 medications may include symptoms such as nausea, constipation, or gastrointestinal discomfort. At Karera Health, our Care Team understands the significance of managing these potential side effects to ensure your overall comfort and well-being. We are here to provide personalized guidance on the most effective strategies for minimizing these side effects.

Our experienced Care Team will work closely with you to develop an individualized plan that addresses any potential side effects you may experience. They will provide comprehensive advice on techniques to alleviate most of these symptoms or they may recommend alternative medications for you if the symptoms are unmanageable. We aim to optimize you.
GLP-1 medications, like other treatments for chronic conditions, are intended for long-term use. It’s important to recognize that the effects of these medications cease once you discontinue their usage. Moreover, in most cases, it is natural for some weight regain to occur after stopping the medication.

As you progress towards your healthy goal weight, it is essential to have open discussions with your clinician about potential adjustments to your maintenance dose, if necessary. Collaborating with your healthcare provider will help ensure a personalized and sustainable approach to maintaining your weight loss. At Karera Health, we emphasize the importance of long-term strategies to support your overall health and weight management goals. Our healthcare professionals are dedicated to working closely with you throughout your weight loss journey, providing guidance and support as you navigate the process of reaching and sustaining your healthy goal weight.
No. It is crucial to prioritize the safety and efficacy of semaglutide products. At Karera Health, we strictly adhere to FDA regulations to guarantee the highest standards of quality and safety for our patients. It is important to note that semaglutide products made with semaglutide salts, chemicals designated for research use only, or ingredients sourced from unregistered manufacturers do not meet FDA safety requirements.

We take great care in sourcing our semaglutide products from reputable and registered manufacturers who adhere to stringent quality control measures. By doing so, we ensure that our patients receive medications that meet the FDA’s safety requirements, providing them with peace of mind and optimal health outcomes.

At Karera Health, we prioritize the well-being and safety of our patients above all else. Rest assured that our semaglutide products have undergone rigorous testing and comply with FDA guidelines, allowing you to confidently embark on your weight loss journey with us.
Individuals with a history of pancreatitis, personal / family history of medullary thyroid cancer or multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN) should avoid the use of these medications. Postmarketing reports have documented instances of both hemorrhagic and nonhemorrhagic pancreatitis, leading to a collective cautionary warning across all GLP-1 receptor agonist treatments.

At Karera Health, we prioritize patient safety and well-being. Our healthcare professionals conduct thorough assessments to ensure the appropriate selection of treatments based on individual medical histories. If you have a history of pancreatitis, personal / family history of medullary thyroid cancer or multiple endocrine neoplasia (MEN), alternative approaches will be explored to address your weight loss goals effectively.
GLP-1 is a hormone that does important things in our body, including our brain. It has special places called GLP-1 receptors in the brain that it can talk to. Simply put, It helps us control our appetite: GLP-1 tells our brain when we’re full and don’t need to eat anymore. It can make us feel less hungry and more satisfied after eating. It affects how we feel about food: GLP-1 can make the part of our brain that feels happy when we eat tasty food work better. It might help us not want to eat too much of the foods that aren’t good for us. It helps our body handle sugar: GLP-1 helps keep our blood sugar levels in the right range. It can make our body release insulin, which helps sugar get into our cells. It also stops another hormone called glucagon from making our blood sugar levels too high. There are other things that GLP-1 can possibly do. It might help protect our brain: Some studies suggest that GLP-1 could be good for our brain. It might help protect our brain cells and keep them healthy. Scientists are still learning more about this.

It can affect how we feel: GLP-1 can talk to parts of our brain that control our mood. It might have a positive effect on our mood and help us feel better. It is important to note that the effects of GLP-1 on the brain are complex and multifaceted. Ongoing research continues to uncover additional mechanisms and potential therapeutic applications of GLP-1 in neurological and psychiatric conditions.