417 Health Care
If you are obese or overweight and want help on your weight management journey, 417 Health Care can help. Speak to one of our board-certified providers to see if Semaglutide* is right for you.
*Semaglutide Weight Loss Treatments
What Is Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is a
weight loss injection.
It supresses the appetite and
assists in weight management.
Semaglutide is FDA-approved
and safe to use with supplements
and medications. Some benefits of
this treament include:
Long Term-Weight Loss
1 Weekly Injection
Treats Type 2 Diabetes
Better Glycemic Control
What is Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is a long-acting analog of a naturally occurring hormone in the body (GLP-1) and was FDA approved in 2021 for the treatment of obesity and well as readily prescribed for the treatment of diabetes since 2017.
What is GLP-1 ?
Glucagon-like peptide-1 (or GLP-1) is a naturally occurring hormone in the body that is secreted in the gut and targets multiple receptors throughout the body related to appetite and hunger.
Who is NOT a candidate for Semaglutide?
Semaglutide is not recommended for those who have ever had (or have a family history of) a type of thyroid cancer called medullary thyroid carcinoma (MTC) or if you (or a member of your family) have an endocrine system condition called Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2). Semaglutide is also not recommended for those who have had a serious allergic reaction to Semaglutide or any of the ingredients in semaglutideTM. Semaglutide is not recommended for those with Type I diabetes.
What is the Semaglutide protocol?
The specific protocol will be discussed during your consultation. However, the general construct includes a progressively increasing dosage of a once-a-week subcutaneous injection.
How long is the treatment and what does it include?
The length of treatment depends on the amount of weight you desire to lose.
Will I feel an energy deficit?
No, you should not feel energy deficient while taking Semaglutide.
Will I be hungry?
Most patients do not experience issues with uncontrolled hunger. You will find even smaller servings to be completely satisfying.
What can I eat?
While a healthy diet is recommended, there are no specific food restrictions
Can I exercise daily?
Yes. There are no exercise restrictions on this diet program.
What is the knowledge on safety and side-effects of Semaglutide?
There are rarely side effects reported while using Semaglutide for weight loss. The most common reported side effect is light nausea, but dosage adjustments can be made to help reduce those effects throughout treatment.
When can I schedule my appointment?
Contact us and we’ll schedule an appointment very shortly!
Where can I learn more about Semaglutide?
Contact us and we’ll tell you more about Semaglutide or stop by our office!