National Medical Weight Loss Programme
How does it work?
Treatment involves a weekly administration of a next generation medication that mimics the action of your body’s natural hormones which regulate appetite and food intake. It makes you feel full so your appetite is reduced. It also delays the time it takes to your stomach to empty, which keeps you feeling fuller for longer. The medication needs to be taken as an addition to a reduced calorie diet and regular exercise.
How do I take it?
The medication is a self-administered. It is taken weekly, at any time of day, with or without food. It offers a effective, safe and healthy weight-loss solution. Combined with a healthy diet plan and regular exercise, it not only helps you lose weight, but also curbs hunger and cravings. Full support is provided to ensure you administer your medication in the correct way.
Is it Safe?
It is both FDA and NHS approved. Combined with a healthy diet plan and regular exercise, it not only helps you lose weight, but also curbs hunger and cravings, helping you keep the weight off.The treatment has been used for weight loss in the USA since 2014, and has undergone numerous clinical trials and tests.
Who can have this treatment?
Adults between the ages of 18-75.
People with a BMI (body mass index) over 27 who have other weight related health problems such as:
- High blood pressure
- High levels of fat in the blood (LIPIDS)
- Breathing problems, sleep apnoea
- People with a BMI above 30 with none of the above
Who cannot have this treatment?
The treatment is not suitable for any individual with a history of thyroid cancer or pancreatitis, as well as anybody with a BMI less than 28, any patients taking insulin, pregnant or breast-feeding women, or anybody under the age of 18.
How do you get the treatment
You must complete a detailed medical, physical and lifestyle assessment form to assess your suitability.
This ensures that the medication is safe for use. For optimum results, the treatment must be complemented by a reduced calorie diet and increased physical activity. Treatment is self-administered weekly. You will be shown how to administer the medication and supervised giving yourself the first treatment.
Your treatment will be monitored throughout
Are there any side effects?
This treatment may cause short-term side effects, although not everyone will experience them. The most common side effects are:
Costs of treatment.
£240 – Medical consultation, personalised treatment plan, Follow up reviews & first months treatment medication.
£195 – per month for subsequent medication
Complete the consultation form to see if you are suitable for treatment.