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Weight Loss - Saxenda

What is Saxenda?

Saxenda is a prescription only, once daily injection that is used to promote weight loss in patients who are either obese or who are overweight (with a Body Mass Index of 28 or more) and have additional health risk factors. It contains the active ingredient liraglutide, which was originally developed to treat diabetes. Saxenda has been available as a licensed medicine for weight loss since 2014.

Saxenda works in the same way as natural substance found in the body called GLP-1, which helps to regulate blood sugar after eating. This decreases the production of glucagon, a hormone that opposes insulin and slows down the emptying of the stomach. This in turn lowers hunger and increases feelings of fullness.

 

Saxenda insurance with Hamilton Fraser

If you are looking for insurance to cover you for Saxenda, please contact the team at Hamilton Fraser on 0800 634 3881 or email saxenda@hamiltonfraser.co.uk

You must have training with an accredited provider to be covered for insurance.

 

Accredited Training

ECG is an accredited training provider, offering a wide range of face to face and online training to the NHS, community pharmacy, private healthcare clients and aesthetic practitioners. EGC courses are designed and delivered by experienced healthcare professionals to support practitioner’s clinical training needs.

ECG provides a fully funded two hour webinar session aimed at setting up a weight management service or include one to their current facility.  To be eligible for insurance on Saxenda it is mandatory to take ECG training. For more information, please visit ECG weight management training.

 

Product Information

For more information on everything to do with Saxenda, please visit their website.

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