Semaglutide What Is Semaglutide? Semaglutide is a new medication that was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for weight loss. It is sold under the brand name Wegovy, and is combined with a low-calorie diet and exercise program to help people lose weight.  It belongs to a class of medications known as incretin mimetics, which cause the pancreas to release insulin when blood sugar levels are high. Another semaglutide medication, sold under the brand name Ozempic, is used to help control blood sugar levels in people with type [...]


Lipotropic Injections: An Overview


Lipotropic Injections: An Overview Lipotropic injections are supplement injections used for weight loss. In fact, a lipotropic nutrient is any substance that affects fat metabolism in the body [1]. Lipotropic injections include a cocktail of weight-loss promoting agents, such as vitamin B12. Lipotropic injections are not meant to be a substitute for dieting and exercise, but they can be a complimentary approach to facilitate weight loss. In this article we will explore what lipotropic injections are, how they work, and what weight loss is like with lipotropic injections. Keep reading to find out [...]

Lipotropic Injections: An Overview2022-04-06T15:23:47+00:00

COVID-19 and Diabetes, What you should know


COVID-19 and Diabetes, What you should know As we live through these unprecedented and difficult times, we at Rivas Medical Weight Loss are proud of the true heroism of our patients, staff, and all American citizens. We want to help you and your family preserve your health by eliminating pre-existing conditions that can aggravate the coronavirus. Dr.Smith, founder of The Smith Center for Infectious Diseases and Urban Health, conducted a study on COVID-19 patients and found that of the 72 people in the study: 21 Were Pre-diabetic 34 were [...]

COVID-19 and Diabetes, What you should know2022-04-06T15:25:09+00:00

Covid-19 Update


As a medical office whose top priority is the health and wellness of our patients, we are taking the appropriate measures to combat the spread of the Coronavirus as outlined by the CDC. Click to learn more about Rivas Medical Weight Loss's response to Covid-19.

Covid-19 Update2022-04-06T15:26:00+00:00