What Is Our Weight loss Program?
We are now offering a revolutionary medicine used to help you lose weight. The treatment is given weekly through a simple injection. It works by helping you feel full which will reduce the amount of food you eat. It can also help reduce cravings, boost metabolism and energy levels. Plus, we will provide guidance and support to help you stay on track.
What is this new weight loss program?
This new medication designed to help combat obesity is called Semaglutide and it has been clinically proven to help people lose up to 20% of their body fat in just 16 weeks. If you weigh 200 pounds, that's 40 pounds in just 4 months. The results are sure to have you feeling amazing by spring.
Semaglutide is typically taken once a week by injection under the skin.
Is it effective?
Semaglutide has been shown to be effective in improving blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes in several clinical trials. In these studies, Semaglutide was found to significantly lower HbA1c (a measure of long-term blood sugar control) and fasting blood sugar levels compared to placebo or other diabetes medications.
Semaglutide has also been shown to help with weight loss, reducing body weight and body fat in some studies. It is important to note that the effectiveness of a medication can vary from person to person, and it may not work for everyone. However, in clinical trials, Semaglutide has been shown to be an effective option for improving blood sugar control and weight loss in adults with type 2 diabetes.
If you want more information, schedule an appointment and we can determine the most appropriate treatments, as well as the potential benefits and risks of any medication.
How does it work?
Semaglutide is a GLP-1 receptor agonist, which means it works by mimicking the action of the hormone GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide 1) in the body. GLP-1 is a hormone that is naturally produced in the gut and helps to regulate blood sugar levels by increasing insulin secretion from the pancreas and reducing the production of glucose by the liver.
When semaglutide is injected into the body, it binds to the GLP-1 receptors in the pancreas and mimics the action of GLP-1. This leads to an increase in insulin secretion, which helps to lower blood sugar levels. Semaglutide also reduces the production of glucose by the liver, further helping to lower blood sugar levels. Additionally, Semaglutide can also reduce appetite and promote weight loss.
In summary, Semaglutide works by mimicking the action of the hormone GLP-1, which helps to regulate blood sugar levels by increasing insulin secretion and reducing glucose production.
Are there side effects?
Like all medications, Semaglutide can cause side effects in some people. The most common side effects associated with Semaglutide include:
In addition, some people may experience an allergic reaction to Semaglutide, which can include symptoms such as hives, rash, itching, or difficulty breathing. If you experience an allergic reaction, stop taking Semaglutide and seek medical attention immediately.
Other less common side effects of Semaglutide include:
Pancreatitis (inflammation of the pancreas)
Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
Increased levels of lipase (an enzyme that breaks down fats)
It's important to note that not everyone who takes Semaglutide will experience side effects. If you do experience side effects, in many cases they may be mild and go away on their own, or they can be managed with medication or lifestyle changes.