Mile High Magazine 07/02/2023 MedFit Medical Weight Loss

Guest: Dr. Angela Tran, D.O. Ozempic and Wegovy are changing the way doctors treat diabetes and weight loss.  They help control your appetite, improve your metabolism and regulate your blood sugar. Ozempic and Wegovy are the same medication that mimics a special hormone that impacts your gut and brain.  Some of the side effects can include nausea, diarrhea, also it could impact the gallbladder.  Depending on the dose they are very manageable and will go away.  A person with a body mass index over 30 are recommended or 27 with risk factors are people who would be ideal candidates to take Ozempic or Wegovy.  In order to come off, people need to have a diet and exercise plan in place.  There are pills of Ozempic and Wegovy that are in clinical trials.  Treating obesity it reduces the risk for other medical conditions.  Your weight problem is metabolically drive, it is not a failure to get help to get the weight off.         

Published: Monday, July 03, 2023   |   Runtime: 16:00