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4 out of 10 adults have prediabetes

and 90% don't even know they have it.

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We provide metabolic evaluation

for children 8-17 years old.

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Did you know that your

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brain controls your

metabolism and appetite?

Cooper Center for Metabolism

The Cooper Center for Metabolism (CCM) is a clinical facility dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of underlying metabolic causes of type 2 diabetes, obesity, and infertility.

Current clinic precautions in response to Covid-19

The safety of our patients and staff is our priority. While we are conducting all provider appointments via telemedicine to minimize traffic in our clinic, we encourage you to visit our clinic for your pre-appointment labs and vitals. We have implemented several measures to ensure a safe environment for our patients and staff.

We enforce the following protocols, based on CDC guidelines:

  • We require you to wear a mask to enter our clinic. However, bandanas and gaiters are not approved substitutes. If you do not have a suitable mask, wait outside the entry door, and we will provide one upon your arrival.
  • We perform temperature checks on staff and patients upon arrival to the clinic.
  • We will provide you with individually-wrapped disinfectant wipes, pen, and utensils for meal tests.
  • Seating distance provides a minimum of 6 feet between individuals.
  • We have placed five medical-grade H13 HEPA air filters throughout the clinic.
  • Our staff disinfects lab surfaces regularly with a 10% bleach solution and all other areas with a 70% alcohol solution and follows thorough cleaning processes.
  • Clinic traffic is limited to essential staff members and a small number of patients with lab or vitals appointments.
  • Please come to the clinic alone unless the patient is a minor or otherwise requires assistance.

Before your appointment, you will receive a message with further information about preparing for your visit. If you have any additional questions, please reply to that message.

We appreciate your cooperation as we ensure the health and safety of our patients and staff.

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New Patient Inquiries

Did you know that your brain and body communicate through hormone messengers to control your metabolism, body weight, and appetite?  The study of metabolism, appetite, and weight regulation is one of the most exciting areas of medicine today, and the scientific discoveries of the past two decades bring increasing clarity and promise to the treatment of patients with obesity.

Elevated cholesterol, blood pressure, or blood sugar, high body weight, and infertility frequently share an underlying metabolic cause. In fact, obesity is now categorized by the American Heart Association and the American Medical Association as a “multi-metabolic and hormonal disease state” because scientists have found multiple imbalances in key metabolic factors, hormones, and neurotransmitters in those who are affected.

Dr. Emily Cooper is the Founder and Medical Director of CCM, and is Board Certified in Family Medicine, Sports Medicine, and Obesity Medicine. She and her team are committed to providing the highest level of individualized patient care possible. Through science-based medical diagnosis and treatment, patients experience regression of harmful disease processes while developing and maintaining as healthy a metabolic system as possible.  

For more information about our facility, maps, and driving directions, please see our Office Location and Directions page.

Emily Cooper, M.D.: Why Diets Don’t Work

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The Metabolic Storm 

In the second edition of The Metabolic Storm, Dr. Cooper presents science that obliterates myths about diets and obesity. She explains that the metabolic system is extremely complex and profoundly affects other body systems such as reproduction and fertility. The Metabolic Storm explains why weight issues are not the result of laziness, lack of commitment, or absence of willpower. It introduces the breakthroughs and answers discovered, but never properly disseminated, through more than 100 years of scientific research. Once you understand the metabolic system, you will never want to diet again.

All proceeds from book sales are donated to the Diabesity Institute, a nonprofit founded by Dr. Cooper and dedicated to increasing access to effective medical care for those suffering from diabesity by advancing the science of metabolism.