Semaglutide FAQ

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If you’re considering non-surgical weight loss at James Hardy Plastic Surgery, we recommend looking over our semaglutide FAQs for Jacksonville patients.

Trying to lose weight in the modern age is simultaneously one of the simplest and one of the hardest things to do. There is simply too little time, too few opportunities, and far too many inconveniences to do it the old-fashioned way. With semaglutide, patients can finally experience the weight reduction they’ve been hoping for.

A: Semaglutide is an injectable formula that was originally intended to help regulate the blood sugar levels of patients with Type-2 diabetes. However, during the testing phases, it was determined that it can also offer benefits in terms of helping patients lose weight. Semaglutide increases insulin production to reduce blood sugar levels. This curbs patients’ appetite so they do not consume more food than they need to. It also helps them resist cravings throughout the day. Pairing this with a proper diet and regular exercise can lead to excellent results.
A: Semaglutide can be an ideal option for patients with a BMI (Body Mass Index) of 30 or higher. It can also be used by patients with a BMI of 27 or higher with comorbidities. Weight loss is an incredibly broad industry that involves numerous methods, treatments, fads, and trends that offer varying results. Semaglutide works effectively and has been documented to do so. As long as it is done safely and with the right supplemental methods, the results should speak for themselves.
A: Pre-prepared doses can be provided so that patients can administer semaglutide at home if that is what they prefer. However, it would be advisable to have a professional do it in order to ensure accuracy. Coming in for weekly sessions also allows us to check on your weight-loss progress and to make adjustments as necessary.
A: Yes, semaglutide was originally intended to help patients who are suffering from Type-2 diabetes control blood sugar levels. After its effects on weight loss were noticed, it began to gain popularity as an injectable weight-reduction medication.
A: While getting a semaglutide treatment will be a tremendous aid to a patient’s weight-loss efforts, it provides optimal results when paired with a balanced diet and regular exercise. Taking part in physical activities regularly can make a major difference in weight loss. Behavior and lifestyle modifications can be discussed during your consultation.
A: Several factors can impact how much semaglutide treatment costs from patient to patient. The patient’s weight-loss goals can influence treatment price, as can the various other details of their case.

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For more information about weight-loss treatments using semaglutide in Jacksonville, patients are encouraged to schedule a consultation with James Hardy Plastic Surgery.