Dad bod to death sentence:
the Aussie obesity crisis

‘She’ll be right’ isn’t good enough anymore for Aussie men in need of life-changing weight loss options.

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What the data shows

Going it alone, coming up short

A 2023 survey of 1,000 Aussie men commissioned by Pilot and conducted by YouGov shares some insight into the struggles of those trying to lose weight.

A health scare...

was the top reason to lose weight for those in the 35-44 age group


of men surveyed have given up on a weight loss goal


gave up on their goal because they didn’t think their plan through


of male respondents have set a goal to lose weight


sought professional help overall, dropping to just 15% for 55-65s


ate less and moved more and hoped to see results


of men surveyed have given up on a weight loss goal


gave up on their goal because they didn’t think their plan through


of male respondents have set a goal to lose weight


sought professional help overall, dropping to just 15% for 55-65s


ate less and moved more and hoped to see results

An issue affecting us all

The cost of obesity

Obesity in Australia – and globally – is on the rise, and has been for some time.

As a nation known for our laid-back attitude, letting this problem grow costs us in more ways than one.

3 in 4 Aussie men are overweight or obese [1]

The USA and Australia rank 1st and 2nd in high-income countries for adult obesity prevalence [2]

Australia spends $ 11.8 billion annually on obesity [3]

72% of regional Australia is overweight or obese, compared to 65% in major cities [4]

40% of Australian premature cardiovascular disease mortality is related to overweight and obesity [5]

Hope for the future

A medical solution to a biological problem

It’s clear that traditional weight loss methods are failing to deliver results at scale. 89% of GPs want additional education and training to guide nutrition for patients, while more than half don’t have the time to provide this type of care[6].

Pilot’s medical approach however, is among the safest and most effective methods for weight loss. One clinical trial found that patients using the medication Pilot prescribes lost, on average, 12.1% of their body weight in 12 months[7].

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Proven results

Success stories from Pilot patients

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I now am much more comfortable with myself I don't get embarrassed working out in front of other people. The gym is a fun place to me now. I make sure I gym 5 times a week, I walk a lot as well. I now make way better food choices and I know this time I'm going to be able to keep the weight off.
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How much weight will I lose? How quick?

This varies person-to-person – some Pilot members have responded quickly, dropping several kilos in the first few weeks.

Clinical research from studies of these medications helps paint a picture of what you can expect:

1/4 of patients lose more than 10% of their body weight after 5 months:
In a 2017 study, at 20 weeks, 76.1% of participants has lost more than 5% of body weight, and 28.3% had lost more than 10%. [1]

After a year, the average patient lost 12.1%

In a 2020 study from the International Journal of Obesity, patients lost 12.1% of their body weight in 52 weeks using this class of medications, combined with behavioural changes (nearly twice as much versus behavioural changes alone). [2]

What is Pilot’s weight loss medication?

Due to Australian therapeutic goods regulations, we are unable to list this class of treatments by name.

You will have to proceed to the practitioners consult stage on Pilot (and be approved by a health practitioner) to learn deeper specifics.

What we can say, however, is that they were approved in 2017 in Australia for health practitioners to prescribe for weight management. Previously, they were prescribed to diabetics before researchers realised their useful application in regulating your metabolism and hunger hormones. They are considered safe and particularly effective.

How do I take the medication?

The medication is injected via a pen (tiny needle — like a pin-prick) in the upper thigh or abdomen.

This is a simple daily process that is picked up in a couple of days.

Is the medication safe?

The medications available in the program will be named and fully explained after your practitioner's consult (due to advertising regulations). They are considered safe, have been widely used since 2005 and are generally very well tolerated, with minimal side effects (the main one being nausea for some patients).

For anyone with a personal or family history that might put them at a slightly higher risk for extremely rare side effects, your practitioner will always err on the side of caution and recommend other options in those situations.

How much does Pilot’s weight loss program cost?

The cost of this program (including the medication, health practitioner support, and ongoing behavioural coaching) is $395 per month, or about $13.00 a day.

Most of our members end up spending less on food each day as their appetites are reduced — so the program can actually be very affordable, as it's comparable to a sandwich and a drink at a cafe.

What makes this program unique?

Pilot pairs the most up-to-date medical science from health practitioners, with targeted lifestyle changes.

For many men, weight loss is very difficult because your body is fighting against you. It interprets weight loss as a life-threatening problem and responds by slowing your metabolism and increasing your hunger.

Our program introduces clinically-proven hunger regulating medications, and combines them with a health coach so you can learn about your body while also losing a substantial portion of your body weight.

Does this program require me to go on a diet?

No. We don't force you to follow an eating plan, but your health coach will be helping you make healthier food and lifestyle choices through targeted behavioural changes.

What if I don't want to talk to my weight loss group?

That's fine, you don't have to be best mates with them. Your health coach will still want to check in on your progress - get your weight, waist measurement, and motivation levels. If you aren't comfortable sharing this with the group, then this can be shared directly with your health coach - no problems.

Is Pilot’s weight loss program just for men?

No, definitely not. Although Pilot is a male-oriented platform, the treatment is effective for men and women. Women are welcome to take the quiz and start the Metabolic Reset Program with Pilot.

What are the side effects of Pilot’s weight loss program?

The most common side effects observed by those on Pilot’s weight loss program are nausea, diarrhoea, and constipation. In many cases these side effects diminish over time when patients grow more accustomed with the treatment.

How many needles will I receive with my order?

You will receive a box of 100 needles and a sharps bin with your first order in your Welcome Kit. You will then receive a restock of needles and a new sharps bin every third order.

If you ever require needles early, we are able to send you out some via AusPost, please just get in touch.

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