Medical Weight Loss
Why Use GLP-1 Medications for Weight Loss?
Gastrointestinal peptides that stimulate glucose dependent insulin secretion, medications that you likely know, have been revolutionary in accomplishing weight loss. All medications are administered via injection and have been approved for treatment of obesity in the US. Other similar medications are currently in the process of receiving their FDA approval.
This class of medications is the preferred first line pharmacotherapy for patients with or without diabetes mellitus. Medications do have demonstrated efficacy in weight loss in trials involving patients with and without diabetes mellitus, type 2.
What You Can Expect
Treatment length: Initial 45-minute in-office consultation, followed by monthly in-office weigh-in
Sessions required: Varies according to your weight loss goals
Results last: Varies depending on healthy diet and exercise habits
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
How much does this treatment cost?
Options both with and without insurance coverage are available, depending on your initial health assessment.