What is Semaglutide?

Initially created for type 2 Diabetes, Semaglutide regulates insulin and glucagon, stabilizing blood sugar. It also reduces appetite, leading to less frequent eating. While Semaglutide is effective for weight loss alone, its results are maximized when combined with a healthy diet and exercise.

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How does Semaglutide work?

FDA-approved Semaglutide is a peptidic GLP-1 receptor agonist that regulates hunger by engaging with the hormone GLP-1. It induces a feeling of fullness and aids in appetite control, even with reduced calorie intake.

Semaglutide also stimulates insulin secretion, addresses high blood sugar levels, and slows digestion by delaying gastric emptying, leading to decreased appetite and accelerated weight loss. Injections of Semaglutide in Lexington, MA, are administered weekly, coupled with a healthy lifestyle, can potentially result in a significant body weight reduction of up to 15%.

Who is a candidate for Semaglutide?

To obtain a prescription for Semaglutide, patients must consult a qualified weight loss specialist. Typically, individuals with a BMI of 30 or higher are eligible, while those with a BMI as low as 27 and certain medical conditions like hypertension, type 2 diabetes, and high cholesterol may also qualify.

During the consultation, our team thoroughly assesses the patient's medical history and current health to determine eligibility. Patients should disclose any tumors or cancer history, as it may impact eligibility. It is also crucial to inform the practitioner about current medications to ensure a safe and suitable treatment plan.

What does the treatment involve?

The standard frequency for Semaglutide injections is once a week, with the dosage adjusted gradually for optimal results. Patients usually tolerate the injections well, commonly administered in the midsection, upper arm, or thighs.

After the initial treatment, patients will continue to come into the office for more injections of Semaglutide in Lexington, MA.  We will stay in close communication with you to track progress and ensure the treatment proceeds as planned.

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Why choose Face Forward Medical Aesthetics?

At Face Forward Medical Aesthetics, we value the fusion of technical proficiency and a personalized approach. We acknowledge that each patient brings unique concerns and goals, and we strive to respect their individuality at every step of their journey.

We are confident in our ability to assist you in achieving your weight loss objectives, and we recognize that combining semaglutide with a balanced diet and regular exercise yields the best results. We have partnered with a local fitness facility and a nutritionist to provide you with comprehensive support and resources to optimize your weight loss journey. Contact us today to schedule a private consultation and learn what Semaglutide in Lexington, MA, can do for you. 

Semaglutide FAQs

What does Semaglutide do to your body?

How does Semaglutide make you lose weight?

How much weight can you lose in a month with Semaglutide?

What does Semaglutide do to your body?

Semaglutide slows down the passage of food through the digestive system. As a result, patients feel less hungry throughout the day.

How does Semaglutide make you lose weight?

Semaglutide decreases hunger levels, enabling the patient to feel satiated for longer periods of time. As a result, the patient eats fewer calories and sees a drop in weight.

How much weight can you lose in a month with Semaglutide?

Some reports indicate that patients could lose approximately 8 pounds after a month of Semaglutide treatments. That said, the greatest benefits are usually seen after the three-month mark.

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