Frequently Asked Questions

On this page you’ll find helpful information commonly sought by Diennet patients.

Why is the Diennet custom medical weight loss treatment unique?

The Diennet custom medical weight loss treatment is unique because it addresses the underlying causes of weight gain, correcting your hormonal imbalances and helping you successfully lose weight and keep it off. Unlike other “one pill fits all” weight loss programs, the Diennet custom medical weight loss treatment is formulated specifically for you, physician-prescribed, and your formula is the only one of its kind. Diennet isn’t a quick fix – it is an advanced medical treatment designed to be a permanent weight loss solution if followed correctly.

How do I get started on the treatment?

To get started on the Diennet custom medical weight loss treatment, you must complete our questionnaire, meet one of our affiliated medical doctors, and submit a physical exam and blood test.

Is the Diennet treatment safe?

Yes, this program is supervised by medical doctors and licensed pharmacists. Our pharmacy and medical laboratory are inspected regularly by the California Board Of Pharmacy.

Can people with existing illnesses use the Diennet treatment?

Absolutely. Some people who suffer from major diseases can successfully use our program. Your custom capsules will formulated specifically for you, taking into account your medical history.

Why are physical examinations and blood tests required?

Medication unique to your specific needs cannot be prescribed without detailed knowledge of your blood and hormonal levels as well as your full medical history. A physical examination by a medical doctor is required by law.

Is the Diennet treatment addictive?

No, there is no record of addiction to our various formulas over our 41-year history.

Will the Diennet treatment give me energy?

Yes, because the medication regulates your hormonal imbalances, you will not feel as lethargic or drowsy as you would without treatment.

Are there any side effects with the Diennet treatment?

Yes. Some patients report dry mouth and the rare case of mild constipation, though these side effects are easily corrected.

What is the success rate of the Diennet treatment?

97% of patients who follow the treatment program as instructed successfully lose weight. Many patients elect to continue the program after the initial three months, having achieved satisfactory results.

Does the Diennet treatment contain Phen-Phen?


Will the Diennet treatment help to suppress my appetite?

Yes. Eating less is a key component of the Diennet treatment.

Why do I have to take my capsules at 11am and 5pm?

Research shows that at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. hormones are at the lowest levels in the body. Taking your medication at these times allows for the most effective results.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

Nothing, there are no major negative consequences to skipping or missing a dose. However, the treatment will not be effective if you consistently miss doses or fail to follow the treatment program as instructed.

Can I use birth control pills while on the Diennet treatment?


Do I have to exercise frequently while on the Diennet treatment?

No, you can continue your normal routine while on the program. Exercise is not required, but we do recommend walking.

Do I have to follow a very strict diet while on the Diennet treatment?

No, the only directives are no alcohol, no sweets, and no bread except at breakfast.

Can I have sugar in my coffee or tea?

Honey can be used instead.

Can I eat pure chocolate?


Can I snack between meals?

No, we do not recommend snacking while on the Diennet treatment.

Can I skip meals?

Yes, it is OK to skip meals while on the Diennet treatment.

Can I have protein drinks or protein shakes?

No, protein supplements are not recommended or necessary while on the Diennet treatment.

Why is alcohol not allowed while on the Diennet treatment?

It is not advised to drink alcohol while on prescription medication. Alcohol consumption also leads to weight gain and can counteract the effects of your prescription.

Can I combine other diets with the program?

No, you should not use any other medical diets while on the Diennet treatment program. Restrictive food diets can also be harmful while on the program. We recommend you eat small quantities of the food – portion control is the biggest factor in achieving weight loss.

How quickly do patients lose weight on the Diennet treatment?

On average, patients can lose 2 lbs per week for the first 5 weeks, and then can 5 lbs per month afterwards. Once you have achieved your target weight, your treatment will be adjusted to help you maintain that weight.

How long will it take for me to receive my order?

It typically takes 4-6 weeks for order delivery. Orders can be rushed for an additional cost.

For how long can I take the Diennet treatment?

There is no limit to how long you can follow the program. We have patients that have been on the program for more than 36 years, with no negative effects. On average, Diennet patients follow the treatment program for 18 months, with many patients reaching their target weight within 6-9 months.