Frequently Asked Questions
It’s time to stop struggling with your weight, its time to take back your self confidence and take control of your health and life. Its time to give Semaglutide a try, here are some of our most frequently asked questions about the Semaglutide process.
Semaglutide is a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist. GLP-1 agonist like Semaglutide works by it stimulating the pancreas to produce additional insulin which reduces blood glucose (sugar), signals fullness in the brain, and increases the stomach’s emptying time.
This results in suppressing appetite, resulting in the feeling of fullness where by their appetite decreases and helps them lose weight. The weight loss all helps with increased energy levels. Semaglutide has been reported to show 16% to 18% of weight loss in patients taking the medication over the course of 12 weeks
It is not recommended for patients with Type 1 diabetes, kidney disease, history of medullary thyroid cancer, multiple endocrine neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN2), history of gallbladder disease, and history of pancreatitis.
This is a prescription medication and can only be used by patients that it was prescribed to for weight loss. A qualified candidate for Semaglutide is anyone who is considered obese with a body mass index of 30 and over. Those with a body mass index of 27 or higher may also qualify, Type 2 diabetes, high cholesterol, and high blood pressure.
The side effects of Semaglutide are typically mild.You may experience Dizziness, Gastrointestinal issues-such as diarrhea, constipation, and gassiness, fatigue, headache, and stomach issues such as vomiting, stomach distension (bloating), nausea, headache,
Semaglutide is administered subcutaneous (under the skin) and can be given in the abdomen, inner thigh, and back of arm. It is administered weekly and dosing changes every 4 weeks depending on how your body tolerates the medication.
When you start your weight loss journey with us, we begin by talking to our provider about your goals. Then, our experienced staff checks your weight and health. We might also do some tests if needed. Every week, we measure your progress and give you ideas for making healthy meals. We want to help you reach your weight loss goals and stay healthy.