Sustain is a telemedicine clinic
for women and men who
struggle with excess weight.
for women and men who
struggle with excess weight.
Sustain combines a personalized nutrition plan with FDA-approved
medications and lifestyle modification to treat excess weight, all online.
Excess weight is a chronic medical condition, not a lack of willpower. It can result from a variety of underlying biological factors including hormonal, metabolic, and genetic factors.
It could be genetic.
There are 125 different genes that contribute to your metabolism,
any of which could be making it harder for you to lose weight than somebody else.
It could be your 'Set Point'.
If you have success dieting short term, but when you stop your weight snaps right back, the reason is biological.
During weight loss, your body lowers your metabolic rate to make it easier to regain the weight. New research has shown your body seeks to return to it's highest weight, or 'Set Point'.
It could be biological.
After multiple weight loss attempts, aka yo-yo dieting, you no longer see any weight loss even during extreme dieting.
The reason is every time you lose more than 5% of your body weight, your levels of naturally produced GLP-1 drop, triggering dramatically increased hunger.
When GLP-1 levels are low, calorie restriction is unattainable because you’re so hungry.
If you are unable to lose weight with diet and exercise alone, we can help.
Sustain's doctors start by understanding your contributing factors and connect you with weight loss tools that lead to long term success.
Our expert team helps you focus on health, and achieve sustainable results.
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Physician Nancy Rahnama, MD, created Sustain and serves as our Medical Director.
Dr. Nancy is Board certified in Obesity Medicine and Internal Medicine, specializing in Clinical Nutrition.
Dr Nancy's clinic in Beverly Hills has helped thousands of people achieve their goals of weight loss, gut health, improved mood and sleep, and managing chronic disease.
Dr. Nancy pioneered the use of GLP-1 medications in Beverly Hills, and shares these methods with Sustain.
Sustain is a long-term solution, not a fad diet that will starve you. Sustain is not a membership, it’s a 3-month commitment to making long-term weight loss possible.
Sustain is proven. With the combination of 1:1 coaching & weight loss medication, on average our patients lose 7% of their body weight within the first 3 months.
Sustain’s approach to food is flexible and works with nearly all dietary restrictions, including gluten-free, vegan, and lactose-free (to name just a few). Each person has a different weight loss journey, your doctor will help you create a custom diet plan that caters to your individual lifestyle & body.
Everyone has a different weight loss journey, with Sustain we focus on keeping weight off for the long-term.
When combined with Dr Nancy’s proven approach, her patients have seen an average loss of 15% of their body weight in the first year.
Sustain prescribes GLP-1 medications including Wegovy® (semaglutide), Saxenda® (liraglutide), Trulicity® (dulaglutide), and other forms of semaglutide (Ozempic® and Rybelsus®). All GLP-1s are FDA-approved, stimulant-free, and non-habit forming. Prescription costs through your insurance depend on co-pay and if you have reached your deductibles. Sustain strives to keep max out of pocket prescription costs at $25.
Prescription costs through your insurance depend on co-pay and if you have reached your deductibles. Sustain strives to keep max out of pocket prescription costs at $25.
With Sustain, we are bringing our proven approach to you. With our combination of prescription medication and lifestyle modification, we guide you to a healthy body and healthy weight. Sustain is not a temporary solution to weight loss, it is a long-term solution. It is not a fad diet that will starve you or that won’t work. Sustain is a 3-month commitment to making long-term weight loss possible, with the combination of doctor 1 on 1 and medication you can lose 7% of your body weight in 3 months.
Sustain never prescribed stimulants and only prescribes GLP-1 medications that are safe for long term use, that won’t cause withdrawals.
Since meeting Dr. Nancy in early 2018 I have lost 50 lbs. in a healthy way. She is professional, attentive, and has gotten me through many peaks and valleys on this journey. I’m closely approaching maintenance and am confident knowing that
Dr. Nancy will be there for me.
My Dr. Nancy, is an insightful caring and knowledgeable warrior against Obesity. She will guide and help you towards your goals always with a wonderful infectious smile and laugh. It has been two years and 110 lbs of lost weight. I couldn’t be more pleased as we continue our journey. Thank You, Dr Nancy!
After gaining and losing weight my entire life I finally met the right person to help me maintain permanent weight loss. Dr. Nancy not only helped me lose the weight but she helped me understand my personal reason for losing the weight which has helped me maintain it for over 2 years.
I was 49 years old, 230 pounds and suffering things brought on by my weight like high blood pressure, and inconsistent sleep. Dr. Nancy overhauled my diet and gave me a better awareness of what my body was telling me. Today, at 53 I’m now 183 pounds, and I have a better outlook for the future.
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questions and help you decide
if Sustain is right for you.
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We help you get GLP-1 medications covered by your commercial medical insurance. If we can't help you, you're eligible for a refund (less the cost of your first doctor appointment, $550). See details here.