The Patient Journey | OPTIFAST

Phases and Patient Journey

Active Weight Loss Phase

Months 1-4

Patients start by meeting with their medical provider for monitoring and counseling. Patients will also start to consume a diet of nutritionally complete OPTIFAST® full meal replacement products.

Transition Phase

Months 4-5

Gradually, patients transition back to self-prepared foods while they attend classes to help change their approach to food and alter their long-term lifestyle.

Maintenance Phase

Months 6 – 24+

Patients are encouraged to participate in ongoing support sessions to help maintain their weight loss and manage their long-term weight goals. This phase may also include partial meal replacements.