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CalMWM Patient Testimonials

Join the nearly 50,000 California Medical Weight Management patients who achieved their healthy weight goal with CMWM'S highly effective, physician-supervised weight management system. Watch the testimonials below to see the success stories of California Medical's actual patients. These results are typical but not guaranteed. Your actual results may vary.

Recent Patient Testimonials

*All the testimonials below are from actual CalMWM patients. Results shown are typical but not guaranteed. Your actual results may vary.

Testimonials - Success Stories

lquoteStarted on this journey late January 2013, as of today's visit I'm 28 lbs from my goal weight. The staff always is encouraging and new recipe ideas provided at every visit too. I've managed to eliminate my medications as well. Still got work to do and need to get into an exercise program now that the cooler days are upon us. This program works and with the right attitude it will work for you.*
Lori G.
lquoteThis plan WORKS!!!! I have tried everything for almost 24 years to lose weight and nothing made sense and just worked for me - til now! I have lost 45.5 lbs in just over 90 days!!! If I can do it, anyone can! If you're reading this page and wondering if it works and if it's worth it, don't wait another day - call now and schedule your appointment! It has changed my life!*
Coni C.
lquoteMy name is Kathy and I lost 25lbs on the CMWM program. This program has totally changed my life. I have a lot more energy, I look good and I'm a much happier person as a result. If I can do it you can do it!*
Kathy H.
lquoteI have lost 55 lbs, and toned my body at the same time in only 5 months.*
Therese B.
lquoteI never thought losing 45 lbs could be so quick and easy. I feel better, have a lot more energy and a lot more confidence. Thank you for everything you did for me.*
Jennifer B.
lquoteI’m 50 lbs lighter after my treatment at california medical weight management, couldn’t have done it without your help. I’m so grateful!*
Linda S.

From Our Yelp Reviews

lquote This program and Dr. Temkin saved my life. Since Jan 2013 I have lost 133 pounds and take no medication. The Dr and staff are very caring and treat me and everyone with caring and compassion. Sure the program is tough at first but now it is the easiest thing I have ever done.*
Jeff M., Pleasanton CA
lquote This program is incredible. Very straight forward and basic. It gives you quick results, which lends to only making you more motivated to stick with it. The weekly weigh-ins keep you honest. The Doctor and staff are awesome. They are very efficient and run the place like a tight ship. However, I never feel like they are rushing me through my check-ins. If you have questions, they get answered. They are monitoring you physically, but they check-in on a mental and emotional level as well. You can't go wrong here. This place rocks!*
Julia M., East Bay CA
lquote This program works! I have tried many different programs and have had the best success with this one. I lost close to 50 pounds in 3 months and have been able to keep it off. The staff is amazing and very accommodating. I would recommend to anyone who needs to lose 20 pounds +. I feel great and can run 5 miles 4-5 times a week for the first time in 5 years.*
Christine P., Danville CA
lquote I was hesitant to try this but am so glad I did. I was on a 3 month non stop eating binge after my fathers passing and needed to do something to end the madness. The first 10 days were really hard but then I got a huge burst of energy and it has been pretty easy to follow since. You get out of it what you put into it meaning if you cheat your results won't be as good. I am on a mission to lose 30lbs so am sticking to the program exactly as it is prescribed and exercising daily. As a result I am down 20 lbs in 5 weeks and feeling great.*
Susan D., Danville CA
lquote I had tried just about everything to lose weight and failed. I was considering surgery, but another doctor sent me to Dr. Temkin last July and lost 30 pounds in a month. Since then I have lost 60 more, and am over halfway to my goal. My back doesn't hurt any more, my A1C is below 7, I'm off insulin, and I couldn't be happier. The staff is friendly, helpful, and extremely supportive. Without them I couldn't have done this. Thanks, Sue!*
Iain S., CA
lquote Ballooning up to 180 pounds was not my idea of looking good or feeling right. I needed help after too many unsuccessful diets. However, the weight loss program provided by Dr Temkin, called California Medical Weight Management, literally brought me, and I must say a lot easier than I thought, from 180 pounds to 137 pounds in a mere two months. That's 43 pounds in 60 days. The speed in which the weight loss occurs inspires you to keep up with the program, because you see results so quickly. Your friends and family see it, your co-workers see it, and most importantly - YOU see it. I am now in the Phase 2 of the program only requiring monthly visits. I have retrained myself (with Dr. Temkins help) to eat better and healthier and eat more appropriate portions. I must admit I feel like a million dollars. And after 6 months I am still at my goal weight of approximately 135 pounds. I highly recommend the program. And I am proof. Thanks, Doctor.*
Betty L, San Ramon CA
lquote This weight loss program is very effective and manageable. I was stuggling with post-menopausal weight gain. After being on this plan for 2 1/2 months, I am down 36 pounds and have great energy and motivation. DO IT!*
Cindy C, Danville CA
lquote I went to my doctor for my annual physical and the CMWM program was being offered. I've been on and off of a variety of diets and plans over the years but it seemed that no matter what I did, each year, I'm up a pound or two. So, after all my questions were answered, I thought I'd give it a try. I'm so glad I did. In three months I lost 5 more pounds than my goal and now I've kept it off for 3 months on my own. I'm feeling and looking great. Frankly, it was the easiest plan to follow. I was never hungry nor did I feel deprived. The weekly one on one consults with the staff and/or doctor was beneficial and encouraging. I guess it boils down to this - I was able to lose the weigh quickly and didn't get bored or tired of it. Now I have the energy and desire to use what I learned in the program to stay healthy and trim.*
Brenda N., Danville CA
lquote I started CMWM when it first opened several months ago and have been thoroughly impressed with the results and service. After having two children less then two years apart in age, my weight had shot up and despite efforts to lose the weight by dieting or working out I could not lose the last 20 pounds successfully. I decided to give CMWM a try and within one month of being on the program I lost 20 pounds. The program exceeded my expectations! I've not only regained my confidence but I feel healthier and fit. It has now been 3 months since I've finished the program and I've lost an additional 5 pounds and have been able to maintain my weight on my own. I highly recommend CMWM!!*
Ashley B, San Ramon CA
lquoteGuys, you should know that is a good weight-loss program for men as well. I've been in this program for more than five months and I am very pleased with the progress I've made -- 66 pounds lost and counting. I hope to reach my goal weight very soon, and then keep on losing weight or maintaining a healthy weight in the future. The nursing staff here is outstanding! Dr. Temkin is a great physician who is ready to consult with you if issues or questions arise. I heartily recommend California Medical Weight Management! Here's to your health!*
Jeff D., San Ramon CA
lquoteThis program is awesome. It fits in to a busy lifestyle, and offers support and great tools for weight loss. It is the first "diet" that I have been able to maintain the weight loss. The staff is great!!!*
Lynn C., Alamo CA
lquoteThis weight management program is the absolute best. It is carefully monitored by the physician's staff on a weekly basis, and is a surefire way to lose unwanted pounds. Since February 7, 2012, I have reached my goal weight, and, for the most part, I am not hungry. It requires dedication and following the program carefully, but, IT WORKS. I feel better, look better, and am eating much better. It's a safe and sane program for success.*
Diane G., Danville CA
lquoteI walked into my doctor's. office, who had some flyers advertising the California Medical Weight Management program. I have been struggling with my weight for quite some time, so decided to give it a try. Before you can begin the program, they run alot of tests such as an EKG, blood pressure, etc. You pay for supplements every week when you go to weigh in and meet with the doctor once a month. The first week was a challenge but once you get past that, you develop a routine that works for you. I highly recommend this program. I have been on it since mid-Sept, and am happy to say I am down over 60 pounds and couldn't be happier with the results. Istill have a ways to go, but it is very motivating and has greatly changed the way I used to depend on food when I was stressed. The staff is very encouraging, and I enjoy the one-on-one checkups as they are more personable.*
Linda D., San Ramon CA
lquoteI heard about this program through a good friend of mine who was attending the same Zumba class as me at the gym. I was so excited to try it because I had been trying so hard to loose the extra weight I've put on the last 10 years! I immediately started seeing results! On your first visit you get an EKG, full C-panel of bloodwork, pulse, blood pressure check just to make sure you're eligible for the program. Dr. Lester and his staff are always very professional and always answer any and all questions you have. It's been two and a half months and I've lost 23lbs! I'm so excited that I can finally wear a bikini again and wear cute clothes without trying to cover up my midsection. I thought I would feel like I was starving all the time but I don't because with the plan, you take an appetite suppressant along with vitamins, minerals and a fat burner. If you follow their guide you are given, you will definitely start seeing results! I recommend this program to anyone who has been so frustrated by going to the gym 3-6 times per week and not being able to loose that extra weight. I love the way I look and feel so much more confident in myself. I don't look for compliments but I get them almost daily. You can stop the program anytime you want and are under no obligation or under any contract. This three step program has literally lifted a big 23 pound worry off my shoulder and I will always be greatfull to Dr. Lester and his staff. P.S. My husband says he has a whole new skinny wife! Be healthy and live healthy!*
Tammy R., San Jose CA
lquoteI started this diet through Dr. Jeff Lester in January of 2011. It was the best thing I have ever done for myself! Not only did I lose 45 pounds and went down 5 sizes, but I have still kept it off 1 year and 5 months later. It took m e no time to lose the weight and it was easy for me to do. I have learned to live with food and still be lean and most importantly healthy! Dr. Lester and this program taught me a new lifestyle. I love the program and for the first time since high school I love my body!!! I would recommend this program and this dr to anyone! You will lose weight and feel great!!!*
Katherine W., Saratoga CA
*Disclaimer: Results are typical but not guaranteed. Your actual results may vary. Real CalMWM patients shown with permission.

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