Gimmick Weight Loss Doesn’t Work – Medical Weight Loss Does

At Thinique we teach that Real weight loss is not a “gimmick” as proposed by some of those in the news:

Published November 05, 2013, 07:14 PM
TV pitchman Trudeau sold weight loss ‘dream,’ prosecutors claim
CHICAGO – Pitchman Kevin Trudeau sold a “dream” in infomercials promising his book contained easier weight loss cures than it delivered, prosecutors said on Tuesday in an opening statement for his federal criminal contempt trial In Chicago.
By: Reuters, INFORUM
Television pitchman Kevin Trudeau
CHICAGO – Pitchman Kevin Trudeau sold a “dream” in infomercials promising his book contained easier weight loss cures than it delivered, prosecutors said on Tuesday in an opening statement for his federal criminal contempt trial In Chicago.

Trudeau, 50, faces possible jail time if a jury convicts him. His attorneys said his conduct did not willfully violate a 2004 court order barring him from misrepresenting his books in infomercials.

Trudeau was jailed and released in September and October for failing to pay a nearly $38 million judgment for civil contempt in a case brought by the Federal Trade Commission over his infomercials.

Prosecutors contend Trudeau knowingly violated the FTC agreement in marketing his book, “The Weight Loss Cure ‘They’ Don’t Want You To Know About” in infomercials made in 2006 and 2007 that aired about 32,000 times, according to court papers.

In his infomercials, Trudeau told viewers the “cure” to obesity was not a diet and did not require exercise…

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Sonja Shannon, FNP-C & Clinical Director of Keller/Alliance and Fort Worth, TX clinics

About Thinique:   Website: http://thinique.com/fort-worth/boat-club-road/ Sonja Shannon, FNP-C & Clinical Director of Keller/Alliance and Fort Worth, TX clinics  Sonja Shannon is the Clinical Director at Thinique Medical Weight Loss in the Keller/Alliance and Fort Worth Clinics. She is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. As an practice nurse, she has worked in Family Practice and Pain Management specialties. Sonja has experience in caring for patients across a lifespan, and loves to teach prevention and healthy living.  As a Registered Nurse she has experience in Pediatrics, Cardiology, Medical Surgical, and Family Practice. Her education began with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Nursing in 2002 from Central Texas College. She completed her Bachelors in the Science of Nursing in 2008, and her Masters in the Science if Nursing was obtained in 2011. Sonja is a member of the North Texas Nurse Practitioners Association, and is very passionate about advanced practice nursing.  At your conveniently located Thinique Medical Weight Loss Clinic on Boat Club Road in Fort Worth, we’re ready to serve all your weight loss needs. No appointments are necessary, though we recommend them so you don’t have to wait for an opening. Our staff of doctors, physician’s assistants, nurses and medical assistants has been specially trained in Fort Worth weight loss and control, nutrition and healthy living. We conduct medical weight loss, low-t treatment (low testosterone) also. Be sure to stop in and find out how we can help you achieve your weight goals even if every other diet you’ve tried has failed. We’ll show you the one that works!  Tags:  Fort Worth Weight Loss, weight loss, medical weight loss, low-t, low testosterone

Sonja Shannon, FNP-C

Sonja Shannon is the Clinical Director at Thinique Medical Weight Loss in the Keller/Alliance and Fort Worth Clinics. She is certified by the American Association of Nurse Practitioners as a Family Nurse Practitioner. As an practice nurse, she has worked in Family Practice and Pain Management specialties. Sonja has experience in caring for patients across a lifespan, and loves to teach prevention and healthy living.

As a Registered Nurse she has experience in Pediatrics, Cardiology, Medical Surgical, and Family Practice. Her education began with an Associate’s Degree in Applied Science in Nursing in 2002 from Central Texas College. She completed her Bachelors in the Science of Nursing in 2008, and her Masters in the Science if Nursing was obtained in 2011. Sonja is a member of the North Texas Nurse Practitioners Association, and is very passionate about advanced practice nursing.

Her favorite quote is, “people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel”-Maya Angelou.

At your conveniently located Thinique Medical Weight Loss Clinic on Boat Club Road in Fort Worth, we’re ready to serve all your weight loss needs. No appointments are necessary, though we recommend them so you don’t have to wait for an opening. Our staff of doctors, physician’s assistants, nurses and medical assistants has been specially trained in Fort Worth weight loss and control, nutrition and healthy living. We conduct medical weight loss, low-t treatment (low testosterone) also. Be sure to stop in and find out how we can help you achieve your weight goals even if every other diet you’ve tried has failed. We’ll show you the one that works!

Tags:  Fort Worth Weight Loss, weight loss, medical weight loss, low-t, low testosterone

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