Weight Loss Medication

Re-assessing Weight Loss Goals *

Posted: Mar 28 in Weight loss, Weight Loss Medication by

Most people I work with have a goal to lose a certain amount of weight, to “get back” to a previous weight from our past, often a high school or college weight. It seems like every day, there is a new TikTok, Instagram or Facebook story about a movie star who lost 50 pounds with […]

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Semaglutide and Tirzepatide: To Compound, or Not To Compound. That is the Question. *

Posted: Mar 21 in Weight Loss Medication by

Semaglutide has been FDA-approved for the treatment of type 2 diabetes in the forms of Ozempic and Rybelsus, and for the treatment of obesity in the form of Wegovy. Tirzepatide has been approved for the treatment of diabetes in the form of Mounjaro. However, many individuals do not have insurance coverage for these medications. We […]

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What is an anti-obesity medication? *

Posted: Dec 04 in Weight Loss Medication by

Did you know that obesity was recognized as a disease in 2013? Obesity is not thought to be the result of a lack of willpower (aka eating too much / exercising too little). It is a complex problem similar to diabetes. While personal choices do affect the development of obesity, they also affect the development […]

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How to Pick the Best Weight Loss Medication *

Posted: Oct 22 in Weight Loss Medication by

Which weight loss medication is right for you? Perhaps one of the most frequent questions I get every day is around trying to pick the best weight loss medication. These days, there are many more and better options than just a few years ago. I had the pleasure of hearing an expert from Mayo Clinic, […]

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Mounjaro™ for Weight Loss *

Posted: Jun 22 in Weight Loss Medication by

The FDA has approved a very exciting medication called Mounjaro™. Although approved for treatment of type 2 diabetes, a side effect of Mounjaro™ is weight loss. The same molecule, tirzapeptide, is being researched for weight loss as well. Mounjaro™ is the newest in the class of GLP-1 analogues. GLP-1 (glucagon-like peptide 1) is a hormone […]

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