Weight Loss

Weight Loss Solutions and Personalized Care

Let our team help you in your health and fitness journey. We offer weight loss injections to decrease hunger, speed up weight loss, increase energy and promote overall wellness. These injections are not typically covered by insurance and we pride ourselves in making them available at an affordable price to ensure our patients overall wellbeing.

Semaglutide GLP-1 Agonist
(Ozempic)

Medication:
Once weekly injection. This is a glucose “binder” originally developed for control of type 2 diabetes and weight loss. It also slows gastric emptying and reduces appetite. It has since been approved for all patient populations to supplement a healthy diet, exercise program and boost weight loss.

Dose:
-Once weekly SC dose escalation schedule
-Weeks 1-4: 0.25 mg
-Weeks 5-8: 0.5 mg
-Weeks 9-12: 1 mg
-Week 13-16: 1.7 mg
-Week 17 and onward: 2.4 mg (maintenance)

Side effects:
-Nausea (44%)
-Diarrhea (30%)
-Vomiting (24%)
Constipation (24%)
-Abdominal pain (20%)
-Headache (14%)
-Fatigue (11%)

Contraindications:
Pregnancy, breast feeding.

Caution:
Patients already on insulin are at higher risk for hypoglycemia.

Requirements:
Monthly in office injection, vitals and evaluation.

Included:
-Complimentary Concierge Medicine services
-In office monthly assessment weigh ins and physical exam
-No long term contracts

Contact Sharon Lemoine, ARNP at
253-649-3916 or sharon@ghconciergemedicine.com

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