Who are the Best Candidates for Semaglutide?
The best candidates for Semaglutide injections in Austin, TX iinclude those who match the following characteristics:
- Committed to living a healthy lifestyle with proper diet and exercise
- Has a desire to lose weight
- Keeps a positive attitude throughout treatment
- Maintains realistic expectations for the results
This treatment can be used on any adult who has a BMI (body mass index) that is greater than or equal to 30 mg/kg² alone, or 27 mg/kg² with at least one weight-related condition (e.g., high blood pressure, high cholesterol, Type 2 diabetes). It can also be used on children aged 12 or older with a particular BMI at or above the 95th percentile for their sex and age.
Unfortunately, not everyone will be a good candidate for Semaglutide. If you have a history of certain endocrine or thyroid tumors, particularly medullary thyroid cancer, we recommend discussing this treatment with your physician before coming in for a consultation.