Frequently Asked Questions

Looking to answers to your questions? Scroll down to see all answers to our Frequently Asked Questions. Still unsure? Don’t hesitate to write us on Whatsapp or give us a call, we are happy to help.

Our services
  • What does Endocare do?

    Endocare is a modern endocrinology clinic, with a focus on the treatment of obesity. Our treatment is truly unique to each patient and rooted in science, creating outcomes that last. We care about our patients and accompany you before, during and after the treatment. At Endocare, we provide the most convenient experience through face-to-face as well as virtual consultations.

  • What services does Endocare offer?

    Endocare focuses on weight loss treatments, as well as other endocrine conditions such as diabetes. Book a free consultation with one of our expert doctors to discuss your specific requirements. You can read more about our services here:

  • In which countries is Endocare available?

    Endocare is currently available in the United Arab Emirates.

Weight loss program
  • What is the Endocare weight loss program?

    The Endocare program is our proprietary, science-based weight loss program designed to empower our patients to take control of their health. It is physician-led, medicated and closely accompanied by our health coaches. Over the course of 6 to 9 months, you will be prescribed modern GLP-1 weight loss medication while closely working with our expert doctors and coaches to develop a host of healthy habits. Our combined treatment approach creates improved results that last.

     Weight loss program

  • Who can join our weight loss program?

    While our weight loss program is mostly suitable for patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 27 and above, we can help you with your weight goals even if you are at a lower BMI. During your first consultation you will discuss your unique needs and design a plan with our doctor and health coach..

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  • How much weight loss can I achieve?

    Every journey is unique, and we are here to support you in achieving your most optimal weight. Typically, the combination of GLP-1 medication with healthy lifestyle changes leads to a weight loss of around 20% of body weight, over the course of 6-9 months.

  • Who are the medical experts behind Endocare?

    Our medical director Dr Hecham Harb is a senior endocrinology consultant and expert in obesity, with over 20 years of experience across Australia, Europe and the Middle East. Moreover, our medical advisor Prof Filip Knop is professor of endocrinology at the Department of Clinical Medicine at the University of Copenhagen and has over 20 years of experience in cutting edge obesity research and treatments. All our endocrinology specialists are fully certified and internationally renowned doctors who come with years of experience in metabolic conditions such as obesity and diabetes.

  • Is the Endocare program tailored to my needs?

    The Endocare weight loss program is truly tailored to your needs. Our endocrinology specialists and coaches will adapt the consultations and coaching program based on your individual situation to create outcomes that last.

  • How do I interact with my coach and doctor?

    Our health coaches and endocrinologists are happy to answer your questions either virtually or in-person in our clinic in Dubai Healthcare City. We make sure you receive the support and guidance you need during your weight loss journey.

  • How does Endocare’s weight loss program differentiate from others?

    Endocare’s mission is to create a truly unique weight loss program that accompanies our clients every step of the way. Our program is rooted in science, prescribing the latest GLP-1 weight loss medications such as Mounjaro, Ozempic, Wegovy, and others. By combining medication with healthy lifestyle changes, we help our patients achieve long-term weight loss that lasts.

  • Does Endocare provide a money-back guarantee?

    Yes, Endocare will reimburse patients who did not lose at least 10% weight after completing six months on the weight loss program despite providing evidence for taking medication as advised by the doctor and rigorously following through with the lifestyle changes as recommended by the health coaches

  • Why do we prescribe medication for weight loss?

    GLP-1 medication, such as Mounjaro, Ozempic, Wegovy, when combined with healthy lifestyle changes, is a safe, effective, and sustainable weight loss method. Our patients lose around 20% of their body weight by using this dual approach.

  • What medication do we prescribe?

    We prescribe GLP-1 medications that are approved by international and UAE regulatory bodies and clinically tested for safety and efficacy. GLP-1 is a naturally occurring hormone in the body. It is produced in the gut and signals your brain to reduce your appetite as well as improve your metabolic health.

  • Does our medication interact with other medications?

    GLP-1 medication prescribed by Endocare can be taken at the same time as other medication. Please inform your doctor about other medications you take during your first consultation.

  • Are there side effects?

    Some patients may experience mild side effects, mainly gastrointestinal symptoms such as nausea. Others may encounter adverse reactions including headaches, injection site reactions and nasopharyngitis. But don’t worry: During our regular coaching and consultation sessions, you will be able to discuss any possible side effects and, if required, adjust the dose of the medication.

Book your expert consultation

You and your health are truly unique. During our first expert consultation we will explore your personal requirements for weight loss and introduce you to the Endocare Program.

Meet Dr. Hecham Harb

Medical Director and Obesity Specialist at Endocare