Doctor?

Discussion in 'Cambridge Weight Plan' started by NumNums, 31 December 2009 Social URL.

  1. NumNums

    NumNums Becca

    Start Weight:
    13st2lb
    Current Weight:
    11st3lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st4lb
    Lost(%):
    1st13lb(14.67%)
    Diet:
    Calorie Counting
    Hi all.

    Just got my CD booklet in from my CDC. It says I have to contact my doctor before I can start CD regardless of BMI so that my GP can monitor if they feel the need to.

    Did anyone else do this? And did you need a note or letter of confirmation about this for your CDC?
     
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  3. mrsessex

    mrsessex Gold Member

    Goal Weight:
    10st7lb
    Diet:
    Cambridge
    I only though you went doc if your BMI was over 40 ???

    Have i got that wrong has it changed then?
     
  4. AlyB

    AlyB Full Member

    Start Weight:
    13st8lb
    Current Weight:
    13st8lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st9lb
    Lost(%):
    0st0lb(0%)
    Diet:
    SW?
    I didnt do that, just went along to the CDC, think Mrs E is spot on...
    x
     
  5. NumNums

    NumNums Becca

    Start Weight:
    13st2lb
    Current Weight:
    11st3lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st4lb
    Lost(%):
    1st13lb(14.67%)
    Diet:
    Calorie Counting
    Says at the end of the SS booklet to consult your GP. Maybe I'll phone my CDC.
     
  6. *Shanny*

    *Shanny* Gold Member

    yes mrs E is correct only if BMI is 40 plus.! i didnt go Doctors.x
     
  7. Laura Croft

    Laura Croft Happily maintaining

    Diet:
    Healthy eating, was CD
    Is it a new book or does it relate to being on meds/ underlying conditions etc?
     
  8. KD

    KD Gone fishing

    Diet:
    Was Cambridge, now maintaining
    If you are on any medication, or have a BMI of 40+ you need a doctors signature

    If you are going to be doing SS, your CDC will send a letter to the doctor to inform them

    Virtually all diets add a message about consulting the doctor when embarking on a weight loss or exercise programme :) I don't think many people do though and you will not be prevented from doing the diet if you don't, unless the medication/BMI40+ thing applies
     
  9. NumNums

    NumNums Becca

    Start Weight:
    13st2lb
    Current Weight:
    11st3lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st4lb
    Lost(%):
    1st13lb(14.67%)
    Diet:
    Calorie Counting
    Okay thanks all :)
     
  10. NumNums

    NumNums Becca

    Start Weight:
    13st2lb
    Current Weight:
    11st3lb
    Goal Weight:
    9st4lb
    Lost(%):
    1st13lb(14.67%)
    Diet:
    Calorie Counting
    Phoned CDC, she said she doesn't think I'll need to contact my GP unless I have any problems.

    So I offically start the 7th Jan :D:D:D

    Right now going to take the christmas tree down cause it's in my way.
     
  11. Zoe.D

    Zoe.D loving life

    Start Weight:
    22st3lb
    Current Weight:
    11st7lb
    Goal Weight:
    11st7lb
    Lost(%):
    10st10lb(48.23%)
    Diet:
    cd maintenance
    Good luck NumNums, you will be fine xx
     
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