Losing Weight is Hard. Semaglutide Makes it Easier

Semaglutide with B12

What is Semaglutide?

GLP-1 medications (glucagon-like peptide 1s) are one of the most effective drug classes for long-term weight loss on the market. Semaglutide is a human-based GLP-1 receptor agonist prescribed as an adjunct to a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity for chronic weight management in adults with an initial body mass index (BMI) that is considered outside a healthy range.

How does Semaglutide work?

It works by increasing insulin production and lowers glucagon secretion as well as targets areas in the brain that regulate appetite and food intake. A small change in the molecule allows the drug to last weeks in our bodies rather than the natural version our bodies make, which lasts minutes. This is a custom compound of Semaglutide and B12 for an added boost of energy, metabolism support and to reduce nausea side effects.

Semaglutide acts in the following ways

  • Delays how quickly our stomachs digest food leading to a feeling of fullness and satisfaction with smaller meal sizes.
  • Slows intestinal motility so you will feel fuller longer after meals.
  • Lowers blood sugars, in part by reducing the production of sugar in the liver.
  • Stimulates insulin secretion by the pancreas

How should I prepare for my Semaglutide treatment?

  • It is helpful to have lab work prior to your appointment to expedite the process (labs recommended to be within the year) .
  • The recommended labs are CBC, CMP, A1C, Lipid Panel, TSH
  • Know a rough estimate of your calorie such as tracking using MyFitnessPal
  • Bring your list of current medications and medication allergies if any

Frequently asked questions about Semaglutide

additional tips during weightloss

  • Get at least 150 minutes per week (25-30 a day) of moderate-intensity aerobic activity or 75 minutes per week of vigorous aerobic activity, or a combination of both, preferably spread throughout the week.
  • Add moderate-to high-intensity muscle-strengthening activity (such as resistance or weights) on at least 2 days per week.
  • Spend less time sitting. Even light-intensity activity can offset some of the risks of being sedentary.

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