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In October 2022, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted Mounjaro, a diabetes drug, a fast-track designation for weight loss, leading to speculation that it will be approved for weight loss use this year due to its promising results in clinical trials.
Mounjaro weight loss results
Mounjaro, also known by its generic name tirzepatide, is a weekly injection that helps control blood sugar levels and was approved for use in treating type 2 diabetes by the FDA in May 2022. Distinguished from drugs such as Ozempic and Wegovy, Mounjaro is a combination of a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonist, used for diabetes and weight loss treatment, and a glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP), a hormone that aids insulin release after eating.
Although it has yet to be approved by the FDA for weight loss, some doctors, including W8MD weight loss physicians, prescribe it for off-label use to help with weight loss in patients without type 2 diabetes. In fact, Mounjaro became so popular that it was listed by the FDA as one of nearly 200 drugs experiencing a supply shortage, along with Wegovy, Ozempic (semaglutide), and Trulicity (dulaglutide), which are sometimes prescribed for off-label weight loss use. Learn more...
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“Let food be your medicine and medicine be your food” – Hippocrates According to the CDC, More than one-third of adults (35.7%) are obese defined as a body mass index(BMI) of 30 or more. Another third of all Americans are in the overweight category defined as those with a body mass index between 25-30 taking the total number of Obese and Overweight Americans to about 68% percent of the population. Almost 17% of youth were also obese. Learn about the 3 things wrong with our diet
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- FDA approved weight loss medications including new weight loss injections.
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- New - Tele-visits after fist visit. Learn more...
Amazing success stories
I started with Dr. Tumpati and W8MD in August 2014. I weighed 212 pounds. I am a five feet tall woman, at the time I was 56 years old. I was depressed, my cholesterol, blood pressure, and blood sugar were all elevated, and I was altogether miserable. At this writing, November 2019, I have lost and maintained 100 pounds. All my blood levels are now normal. I have energy, vitality, and if I say so myself, I look AMAZING!
Following the program, which can take a variety of forms, but for me means taking the doctor-prescribed medication and following a very low calorie very low carbohydrate diet, not only resulted in this dramatic 100 pound weight loss in just slightly over a year and my ability to continue to maintain my now healthy and desirable weight, but the amazing thing was that in very short order ALL cravings DISAPPEARED!!!
For me, adherence to the routine, monthly office visits, the ongoing support of the positive staff, and the continuing encouragement of Dr. Tumpati, all contribute to what I daily experience as a TRUE TRANSFORMATION. I cannot recommend this program enough! D.M. Read more weight loss success stories
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W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep & Medspa Centers
W8MD Weight Loss, Sleep & Medspa Centers is a network of medical centers located in New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey and surrounding areas that provide comprehensive care for weight loss, sleep disorders, and aesthetic treatments.
W8MD has several locations for your convenience:
- Philadelphia, PA: Philadelphia medical weight loss, sleep and medspa: 1718 Welsh Road, 2nd Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19115. Contact: (215)676-2334'
- Wayne, PA: King of Prussia medical weight loss, sleep and medspa: 175 Strafford Avenue, Ste 1, lower level, Wayne, PA 19087 Contact: (215)676-2334'
- Brooklyn, NY: NYC medical weight loss, sleep and medspa: 2632 E 21st St., Suite L2, Brooklyn, NY 11235 Contact: (718)946-5500
- Cherry Hill, NJ: (Coming soon), tele visits available. Location: 140 E Evesham Rd, Cherry Hill, NJ 08003 Contact:(215)676-2334'
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