Have a strong reason for wanting to lose weight. For example, most people want to be healthy, happy and preserve quality of life as we age. Most want to feel good so they can continue to pursue their goals and spend time with family.
It's important to lose weight the way you want to, not someone else's. You need to find changes that you are willing to make forever, not just for a day or a week or until you've reached your goal.
It's much better to commit to a little change that you can actually accomplish regularly than a huge one that you are never able to get done.
This is a 12 week weight loss program that will focus on weight loss through diet, exercise prescription and weight loss medication. This program also includes access to Body Site, which is your wellness portal. This will give you daily e-mails that include guidance, motivational support and even daily recipe ideas. This HIPPA compliant portal also will allow you to drop in on tele-health hours.
Semaglutide injection is used along with a diet and exercise program to help with weight loss in overweight adults who may also have high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, or high cholesterol.
Semaglutide injection is in a class of medications called incretin mimetics. It works by helping the pancreas to release the right amount of insulin when blood sugar levels are high. Semaglutide injection also works by slowing the movement of food through the stomach and may decrease appetite and cause weight loss.
No. People with a known allergy, pregnant or breastfeeding mothers, history of pancreatitis, gallbladder disease, kidney disease, and/or diabetic retinopathy. Also any history of medullary thyroid cancer or a family history of is excluded.
The most common side effects are gastrointestinal such as; nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, burping, heartburn, constipation and diarrhea.
It typically takes about two weeks for semaglutide to start working in the body. While taking semaglutide, some people begin to see results within the first eight weeks, but most begin to see results within 12 weeks.
Clinical trials have shown that study participants taking a weekly dose of semaglutide had an average reduction in body weight of 5-10 percent.
It is essential to maintain a healthy lifestyle for weight loss to be effective in conjunction with the medication. That means eating nutritious meals and exercising regularly.