Frequently Asked Questions

What is semaglutide?

Semaglutide is a revolutionary medical breakthrough with the potential to change lives. Approved by the FDA in 2021 for the treatment of obesity, and available since 2017 for treating diabetes, this long-acting hormone analog mimics naturally occurring hormones in the body (GLP-1) to help facilitate weight loss and better management of metabolic conditions. With semaglutide you can trust comprehensive care from industry-leading physicians who offer this cutting-edge technology to individuals striving to reach their health goals.

What is GLP-1?

Glucagon-like peptide-1 (or GLP-1) is a naturally occurring hormone in the body that is secreted in the gut and targets multiple receptors throughout the body related to appetite and hunger.

Who is a candidate for Semaglutide?

Semaglutide is an ideal solution for those who have tried to lose weight on their own and have been unsuccessful. Whether you’re struggling with a few pounds or are looking to make a major lifestyle change, Semaglutide can help you achieve your goals. Our cutting-edge approach provides long-term weight management results that you’ll be able to maintain for years to come. With the guidance of our certified professionals, our personalized plans are tailored to your individual goals to help jumpstart your weight loss journey!

How often should I get treatments?

At NuLife, we provide personalized treatments for lasting results. Our injection protocol is tailored to your individual needs and lifestyle. We typically recommend a weekly injection with a gradually increasing dosage over time that is monitored by our expert medical staff. During your consultation, one of our professionals will discuss the best treatment plan for you and answer any questions you may have.

How long is the treatment and what does it include?

With individual treatment plans designed for your specific needs, we provide personalized support that will help you reach your goals quickly and efficiently. Our comprehensive programs provide custom nutrition plans, lifestyle coaching, and the latest advances in medical technology to ensure maximum results.

Who should not use Semaglutide to lose weight?

Semaglutide is not suited for individuals who have been diagnosed with Medullary Thyroid Carcinoma (MTC) in the past, or possess a family history of Multiple Endocrine Neoplasia syndrome type 2 (MEN 2). Additionally, it is contra-indicated for those who had a severe allergic reaction to Semaglutide and/or any of its components. Semaglutide also cannot be used by patients suffering from Type 1 Diabetes.

Will I lack vitality or energy?

No, while taking Semaglutide you should not experience any fatigue.

Will I feel ravenous or need to eat additional food?

Generally, patients do not experience a never-ending appetite. You will find that even smaller meals are fully satisfying.

Are there restriction to what I can eat?

Though nourishing nutrition is encouraged, there are no particular dietary limitations.

Is it possible for me to get in a workout every day?

Definitely! This plan does not restrict any type of physical activity. It also doesn’t require any preset activities.

What is the extent of knowledge on safety and potential side-effects from Semaglutide?

Recently, there have been a few issues reported from those who have taken Semaglutide for their weight loss journey. Most often, slight nausea has been experienced, but this may be reduced through suitable dosage modifications.

Where can I find more information about Semaglutide?

Please see our NuLife News page for articles there.