Can my doctor give me semaglutide?

Semaglutide is an injectable prescription medication used to improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes. It belongs to a class of medications called GLP-1 receptor agonists.
Semaglutide helps regulate blood sugar levels by stimulating the release of insulin when blood sugar is high, slowing digestion to prevent blood sugar spikes after meals, and reducing food cravings that can lead to overeating. Some key points about semaglutide:

Whether a doctor can prescribe semaglutide depends on several factors:

If you're interested in trying semaglutide:

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I hope this provides helpful information about semaglutide and key considerations about whether your doctor can prescribe it. The critical first step is an evaluation from your physician to discuss treatment options catered to your health needs and goals. Please reach out with any other questions!

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