Semaglutide Weight Loss Program
Benefits of taking Semaglutide include:
- Appetite suppression by slowing gastric emptying
- Decrease in body fat percentage
- Weight loss
- Decreased cardiovascular outcomes in subjects cardiovascular disease
- Lower HbA1c levels
Before your inital consultation, we require labs to be drawn to ensure you are in good health prior to beginning the treatment. Labs must be drawn two weeks before your inital consultation to make sure all labs come back by your appointment.
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How does Semaglutide work?
The result of these actions causes you to feel full — lowering your appetite and causing you to lose weight. The goal is to have limited unfavorable side effects, while losing 1-2 lbs/week (and feel the benefits of the medication-less appetite, cravings, portion sizes).
What are the common side effects?
Who is a good candidate for Semaglutide?
Patients who are not a candidate for Semaglutide are patients who have a history of diabetes (Semaglutide could make your blood sugar too low), patients who have a history of medullary thyroid cancer, and patients who have a personal or family history of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia Syndrome – type 2.
If you have a history of Thyroid Cancer or nodules, we ask that you get written clearance from your physcian prior to beginning the program.
How often do I need to come in?
How soon do you see results?
Most patients will begin to see weight loss after their inital dose has increased one to two times, typically within a month.
Do I need to follow a particular diet while taking Semaglutide?
Not at all – there are no food restrictions with this diet! We do encourage patients to live an active lifestyle and maintain a balanced diet for optimal results.
How is Semaglutide administered?
Semaglutide is injected just under the skin (subcutaneously), typically in your abdomen.