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Weight Loss Welcome Letter

Hello and thank you for your interest in Ocoee Health & Wellness.

Due to our limited number of patient slots, I have become stricter about whom I am willing to work with. I am looking for clients that are pleasant to be around, able to follow instructions and eager to put in the work necessary to reach their goals. Anyone outside of this criteria will be denied service and/or dismissed if already an established client.

For those who believe they can meet this standard, I have included some information below this letter for your review. Take a moment to familiarize yourself with the medication, side effects, and pricing. Please have your questions prepared beforehand for your consult.

New patients are seen by appointment only. There is also a one-time consult fee of $50. For those requesting weight loss injections, we will go over administration techniques to make sure you are comfortable and confident. You will then give yourself the 1st injection and take the other 3 injections home.. There is also a one-time consult fee of $35. For those requesting Semaglutide, we will go over administration techniques to make sure you are comfortable and confident. You will then give yourself the 1st injection and take the other 3 injections home.

 

Dr. Alexander Endo
PharmD, Owner

Tirzepatide Information

What is it?

Tirzepatide is a glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) receptor and glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist.

How does it work?

Tirzepatide lowers fasting and postprandial glucose concentration, decreases food intake, and reduces body weight in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

First and Second-Phase Insulin Secretion

Tirzepatide enhances the first- and second-phase insulin secretion.

Insulin Sensitivity

Tirzepatide increases insulin sensitivity, as demonstrated in a hyperinsulinemic euglycemic clamp study after 28 weeks of treatment.

Glucagon Secretion

Tirzepatide reduces fasting and postprandial glucagon concentrations.

Gastric Emptying

Tirzepatide delays gastric emptying. The delay is largest after the first dose and this effect diminishes over time. Tirzepatide slows post-meal glucose absorption, reducing postprandial glucose.

Are there any contraindications?

Patients with a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma or patients with Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2.

When used for the treatment of diabetes mellitus or weight loss management, we recommend that Semaglutide be discontinued for ≥ 2 months prior to becoming pregnant.

What are the common side effects?

Most common adverse reactions (incidence ≥ 5%) are: decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, constipation, diarrhea, abdominal pain, dyspepsia, sinus tachycardia.

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Need an Appointment?

Use the calendar below to schedule an appointment. Please take note of the cancelation policy; I greatly value my time.

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