Practice Newsletter

Is Losing Weight As Simple As A Weekly Injection?

Semaglutide is the active pharmaceutical ingredient in the brand-name drugs, Ozempic, Wegovy and Rybelsus. It is a GLP-1 agonist, which means it binds to the GLP-1 receptor within our cells and stimulates it. GLP-1 stands for glucagon-like peptide-1. Stimulation of this intracellular receptor increases insulin release, reduces glucagon release, slows gastric emptying, and reduces appetite via enhancement of satiety signals within the brain. These mechanisms together lower blood sugar levels and lead to weight loss. By the way, insulin is

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Sex Hormone Replacement for Men and Women

Sex hormone replacement for men and women can be very helpful to help mitigate the aging process. One of the things contributing to the aging process is the fact that certain important “age related” genes are being turned on in our DNA, and other important “youth related” genes are being turned off. Many of these genes seem to be regulated by sex hormone levels. This would include testosterone in men, and estradiol as well as progesterone in women. What’s crucially

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What kind of concierge medical practice does Dr. Varveris offer?

First off, the kind of medical care I wish to provide is basically the kind of medical care I would personally like to receive. I vision my practice as more of an “old fashioned” medical practice, where I get to personally know all my patients, and they get to personally know me.   At my office, you will just find me and my one employee, my office manager Rachel. She’s been with me for many years. I don’t have any

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