As a nurse practitioner for the past 30 years, For as long as I can remember, the only tangible advice myself and other nurses could give to obese patients is “exercise more and eat better…calories in vs calories out, etc.” and that advice was rarely if ever, taken. Even when a patient does make a series of lifestyle behavior changes that result in some weight loss, those behavior changes are incredibly difficult to maintain and even more so to achieve long-term and sustained weight loss.
But I have some good news: There is a weight loss medication that is proven to treat the CLINICALLY OBESE! And it works. Tirzepatide is a once-weekly injection that has been clinically proven to provide substantial and sustained reductions in body weight for adults who are clinically obese.
Did you know a weight reduction of just 5% is considered clinically meaningful – in other words, if you weigh 160 pounds and lose just 8 pounds, you have made a significant positive impact on your health. Tirzepatide can provide these results in a matter of weeks with few side effects. Another great thing about Tirzepatide is that it actually works on two different hormones compared to other treatments that only work on one hormone.
Most people who complete a few months of treatment of Tirzepatide here at The IV Hub end up losing about 15-20% of total body weight and they report a litany of positive impacts…not only on physical health but also overall mental health and general well-being.
Scheduling a visit with a Primary Care Physician in Massachusetts can result in wait times of upwards of six months, and an Obesity specialist’s wait for an appointment can be even longer.
We have been treating patients for a year with Semaglutide (also called Wegovy or Ozempic) and we have treated over 300 patients with amazing results!