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A New Weight Loss Drug: Wegovy (semaglutide)

Hi. I'm Dr. Craig Primack from Scottsdale Weight Loss. I'm very excited today to introduce a new drug called wegovy. Wegovy is coming out I hope this week and will be available to anyone who qualifies. Currently the FDA has qualification measures where you should have a BMI of at least 30 or 27 with other risk factors. What is Wegovy? Wegovy is semaglutide but up to 2.4 milligrams. Many of you have seen the commercials for a related drug called Ozempic. Well, this is a higher dose now indicated specifically for weight loss. The drug is a form of a hormone called GLP-1.…

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New Amazing Weight Loss Drugs are Coming!

New Amazing Weight Loss Drugs are Coming Hi, I'm Dr. Craig Primack from Scottsdale Weight Loss Center. Today, I'm going to talk to you about some new, amazing weight loss drugs that are coming. Semaglutide The first one we talked about a little bit a few weeks ago called semaglutide. Semaglutide is currently available at 1 mg for the treatment of diabetes, but a recent study came out from the New England Journal of Medicine showing that at 2.4 milligrams it is quite a robust drug. Semaglutide is a type of hormone called GLP-1. GLP-1 we already have, all of us.…

The Best Weight Loss Drug Semaglutide 2.4

The Best Weight Loss Drug Semaglutide 2.4 Hi, welcome. I'm Dr. Craig Primack, and I'm really excited today to bring you another medical minute. Today's medical minute is about a new weight loss drug that will at some point be coming to the market, Semaglutide or SEMA 2.4. I'm just going to call it SEMA 2.4 until we have a new name. What is Semaglutide? So what is Semaglutide? Semaglutide is a hormone, which is related to GLP-1. We all have GLP-1. In each of us, it lasts for about two minutes. So it's a hormone as food comes through our…
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