Medical weight loss management is a comprehensive approach to treating obesity and related conditions that is designed to help individuals achieve and maintain a healthy weight. It typically involves a combination of dietary changes, physical activity, and lifestyle modifications, as well as medical interventions as needed.
Tirzepatide (Mounjaro) is a medication that has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of Type 2 diabetes. It works by regulating blood sugar levels and has also been shown to promote weight loss in clinical trials.
Tirzepatide is a peptide because it is a molecule made up of amino acids linked together by peptide bonds. Specifically, Tirzepatide is a fusion protein made up of two different peptide hormones, GLP-1 and GIP, that have been joined together to create a single molecule.
Tirzepatide works by targeting the GLP-1 and GIP hormones, which help regulate blood sugar levels and appetite. GLP-1 and GIP hormones are involved in the regulation of insulin secretion, digestion, and satiety.
By targeting these hormones, Tirzepatide can help reduce hunger, increase feelings of fullness, and promote weight loss.
Clinical trials have shown that Tirzepatide can lead to significant weight loss in patients with and without type 2 diabetes. In a 72-week study, patients who received Tirzepatide lost an average of 14.9% of their body weight, compared to 2.4% for patients who received a placebo.
In addition to weight loss, Tirzepatide has also been shown to improve other health outcomes such as blood sugar control, blood pressure, and cholesterol levels.
Like any medication, Tirzepatide can have potential side effects. The most common side effects reported in clinical trials include:
It is important to note that these side effects are generally mild and improve over time. However, if you experience any severe or persistent side effects, you should speak with your healthcare provider.
Tirzepatide may be an effective option for individuals who have struggled with weight loss and have a BMI of 27 or higher with one weight-related health condition or a BMI of 30 or higher.
However, it is important to speak with a healthcare provider to determine if Tirzepatide is the right option for you.
Followed by your free 30 minute phone consultation, Medical Weight Loss will consist of 2 appointments: A 15 minute appointment to draw your labs, followed by a 1 hour consultation.
Your lab results with you so you understand where you stand with your health. Initial labs will only be completed once.
Includes 1 hour consultation and determination of risks/benefits and if hormone replacement is right for you. We will review your personal and family history. We will discuss specific treatment options to meet your health goals.
Includes Labs and Consultation
This program will start your weight loss journey whether you are looking to lose 20lbs or 50lbs!
3 Months of medication ships directly to your home, therefore all costs are to be paid in full.
Depending on your weight loss goals, you may need longer than 3 months. Cost depends on the dose you are currently on and will be discussed towards the end of your 14 week program.
*We reserve the right to adjust prices at any time.