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Medical Weight Loss Management 

We offer in clinic appointments and tele-health appointments 

No Monthly Subscriptions

Obesity has emerged as a significant health challenge in the United States, reaching alarming proportions. According to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), more than 42% of American adults were considered obese in 2017-2018. As the nation grapples with this growing health crisis, addressing the multifaceted factors contributing to obesity, from diet and physical activity to environmental influences, becomes increasingly critical. Finding effective strategies to combat this epidemic is not just a matter of health but also a vital social and economic imperative.

 

Lakes Area IV Wellness Clinic understands the importance of maintaining a healthy weight and lifestyle. Our program is designed to help you achieve your ideal weight and reduce the risk of many health issues. Our team of experienced professionals will provide you with the necessary tools and support to make meaningful lifestyle changes that will positively impact your health. Join our program today and take the first step towards a healthier and happier life.

We use Semaglutide or Tirzepatide which are not stimulants, so you do not have to worry about unpleasant side effects like not being able to sleep or having jitters. 

Semaglutide or Tirzeptatide for Weight Loss

What is Semaglutide and Tirzepatide: They are both medications that belongs to a class of drugs known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists. You may have heard of them before. They have been used to help treat type 2 diabetes under the name brand Ozempic/Wegovy (semaglutide) and Mounjaro (tirzepatide). The difference between the two is that semaglutide is made up of one peptide and tirzepatide uses two peptides (GLP-1 & GIP). GIP is another hormone that gets released when we eat. It seems to control our weight through receptors in the brain and fat cells. 

We do not prescribe Semaglutide and Tirzepatide under the brand name associated with weight loss. We use a compounded formula of Semaglutide and Tirzepatide with L-carnitinine or Semaglutide with B12.

How It Works: Semaglutide works by reducing appetite and increasing feelings of fullness, which helps in reducing food intake. It also promotes healthier eating patterns. 

Benefits:

  • Blood Sugar Control: Semaglutide helps regulate blood sugar levels by increasing insulin production and reducing the release of glucagon, a hormone that raises blood sugar levels. This leads to improved glycemic control.

  • Weight Loss: One of the remarkable benefits of Semaglutide is its significant impact on weight loss. Clinical trials have shown that it can lead to substantial reductions in body weight, making it a valuable tool for those struggling with obesity or excess weight.

  • Appetite Control: Semaglutide can reduce feelings of hunger and increase the sensation of fullness, which can help individuals make healthier food choices and consume fewer calories.

  • Cardiovascular Benefits: Some GLP-1 receptor agonists, including Semaglutide, have demonstrated cardiovascular benefits, reducing the risk of heart-related complications in individuals with type 2 diabetes.

  • Lower Risk of Hypoglycemia: Unlike some other diabetes medications, Semaglutide is associated with a lower risk of causing low blood sugar (hypoglycemia), making it a safer option for many patients.

  • Potential to Improve Beta Cell Function: Semaglutide may help preserve or improve the function of insulin-producing beta cells in the pancreas, which is crucial in the long-term management of type 2 diabetes.

  • Overall Well-being: Better blood sugar control, weight loss, and reduced appetite can lead to improved quality of life and overall well-being for individuals with type 2 diabetes.

 

Remember, your body is unique and there is no one-size-fits-all solution to achieving your goals.

 

 

Pricing:

Initial Consult Fee is $45, which is waived if you choose to start our weight loss program.

What is all included in our weight loss program:

With your first in clinic visit: You get your initial one hour consult; all supplies which include syringes/needles, alcohol wipes, sharps container, first vial of medication, starter pack of anti-nausea medication if needed; education with handouts on diet, exercise, and medication, medication diary; access to provider to text or call with questions/concerns and her response during regular business hours;  your initial 3D Styku Body Scan FREE, and one free B12 injection. 

First tele-health visit: You will still get all supplies and first vial of medications, but these will be shipped directly to your home. Education handouts and medications handout will then be emailed to you.

 

Initial Semaglutide weight loss program cost: $375

Initial Tirzepatide weight loss program cost: $600

Follow ups/Refills: Expect to follow up in person, via tele-health, or by telephone. Follow up medications with supplies can be picked up at clinic with your in clinic follow up or shipped directly to your home. 

 

Semaglutide: Your second vial of medication will be higher concentration or more volume, depending on compounding pharmacy (lasting approximately 6-12 weeks depending on individual patient dosing), syringes/needle supplies included. 

Price: $500

Tirzepatide: pricing dependent upon dosing. The higher dose needed would require more volume. Syringes/needles supplies included

Pricing:

2ml vial: $600 (dosing at 2.5-5mg, vial would last 6-13 weeks)

4ml vial: $750 (dosing at 7.5-10mg, vial would last 6-9 weeks)

6ml vial: $1050 (dosing at 10-12.5mg, vial would last 8-10 weeks)

8ml vial: $1350 (dosing at 15mg max dose, vial would last 9 weeks)

We always start at the lowest dose and only titrate up as needed per our protocol. 

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