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IAPAM Support Physicians as They Capitalize on $121 Billion Weight Loss Market

The IAPAM's hCG Training for Physicians provides doctors with all the education and resources they need to capture a portion of the $3.6 billion dollar market for weight management pharmaceuticals. Over 350 physicians have attended the IAPAM's hCG Training in 2010, and are now poised to capture the "2011 New Year Resolution" market for losing weight.

Las Vegas, NV, November 24, 2010 --( An October 2010 study by BCC Research, announced that "the 2009 market for weight loss products and services was worth nearly $121 billion. The study "anticipates this market will grow at a rate of 2.2%, resulting in a projected market size of more than $134 billion in 2014. Pharmaceutical interventions, including hCG, are the second-largest product segment, after foods and beverages. Retail sales in 2009 topped $3.6 billion and are expected to grow to $3.9 billion in 5 years. The IAPAM's hCG Physician Weight Loss Training is the most accessible, one-day training available to help physicians add hCG to their practices and capitalize on this exploding market.

The IAPAM's hCG Physician Weight Loss Training offers physicians a full-day of intensive education on the clinical best practices of hCG for weight loss, lipotropic injections and Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) programs. Physicians and their staff will learn the exclusive IAPAM hCG for Weight Loss Protocol. The IAPAM's program gives doctors "everything they need to start offering medical weight loss programs to their patients immediately upon returning to their practices," emphasizes Jeff Russell, Executive Director of the IAPAM, and one of the IAPAM faculty instructors presenting at the IAPAM's hCG training. The IAPAM seminar includes:

- A detailed overview of the exclusive IAPAM hCG Protocol & best practices
- Understanding of VLCD/LCD diet programs
- Patient selection criteria
- Common medical contraindications
- Current FDA status & requirements
- Legal/Insurance considerations and special access to hCG Medical Malpractice Insurance Program
- Weight Loss Practice Advertising & Marketing Tips and Strategies

Attendees also receive the following program resources:

- Patient hCG Program book to offer patients (hCG friendly recipes, food journal, tips)
- Weight Management Practice Operational Manual
- Patient Charting Forms, Medical History & hCG Consent Forms
- Special Pricing for hCG and Meal Replacement Products

Finally, the IAPAM's full day hCG training is the only medical weight loss training in North America approved for a special medical malpractice rate for those who have attended and have been certified by the IAPAM.

All of the IAPAM's 2010 hCG Medical Weight Management seminars have sold out, so to register for please see, or contact the IAPAM at or 1-800-219-5108 ext 708.

About the International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine

The International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine is a voluntary association of physicians and supporters, which sets standards for the aesthetic medical profession. The goal of the association is to offer education, ethical standards, credentialing, and member benefits. IAPAM membership is open to all licensed medical doctors (MDs), dentists (DDSs/DMDs) doctors of osteopathic medicine (DOs), physicians assistants (PA’s) and nurse practitioners (NP’s). Information about the association can be accessed through IAPAM’s website at or by contacting:
Jeff Russell, Executive-Director
International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine (IAPAM)

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International Association for Physicians in Aesthetic Medicine
Jeff Russell, Exec. Dir.
848 N. Rainbow Blvd., #713
Las Vegas, NV 89107

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