THE SKINNY PEN
The skinny pen is an effective and reliable medical weight management solution, containing a UK licensed, FDA approved prescription medicine called liraglutide, also known as Saxenda. It comes in a pre-filled adjustable pen that is easy to use.
The self-injected medicine should be taken once a day to control your appetite, curb your hunger and reduce any cravings. As the only approved injectable prescription medicine available in the UK for weight loss, Saxenda provides an effective weight loss solution when combined with a healthy calorie controlled diet. Anybody using the Skinny Pen should reduce their calorie intake by 500 and increase physical activity to a minimum of 30 minutes per day.
Saxenda can be injected any time of day with or without food. Combined with exercise and a healthy diet plan, Skinny Pen provides an effective weight loss solution. Glucagon-Like Peptide (GLP-1) is a naturally occurring hormone that is released from the intestines after eating. Receptors in the brain are activated when GLP-1 is released, letting us know when we are “full”.
Liraglutide binds to and activates GLP-1 receptor to increase insulin secretion, suppress glucagon secretion and slow gastric emptying giving us the sensation we are full, even when we have not eaten.
Studies have shown that patients treated with Saxenda achieve significantly more weight loss and maintain that weight loss compared to patients who are just dieting.
When combining Saxenda with a healthy diet and increases physical activity, stored fat is released associated with quicker weight loss. At the same time motivating patients to develop positive healthy lifestyle habits that can be maintained.
You will require a medical consultation with Dr André to assess your suitability
for this treatment.