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Welcome to The Optimization Academy Crash Course Series with Dr. Greg Jones!

I wanted to create short videos and podcasts where I can take a deep dive into frequently asked questions and topics that my patients and myself find complicated or intriguing.

For our next Crash Course, we’re taking a closer look at how to safely use two of the most powerful weight loss medications today: Semaglutide and Tirzepatide.

In this episode?

  • The difference between Semaglutide and Tirzepatide.
  • Who should never use these medications?
  • Who should be cautious with Semaglutide and Tirzepatide?
  • What are the potential side effects of Semaglutide and Tirzepatide?
  • How to safely increase the dose of Semaglutide and Tirzepatide?
  • Long term weight loss success with Semaglutide and Tirzepatide.

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  • Intro
    • Difference between Semaglutide and Tirzepatide
  • Who should never use these medications
    • Medullary Thyroid Cancer
    • Pancreatic Cancer or Pancreatitis
    • Hx of Gastroparesis
    • Concurrently with another glucose lowering medication
  • Who should be cautious with these medications
    • Excess alcohol use
    • Hx of severe reflux/GERD
    • Hx of Severe GI Sx
  • Side effects of Semaglutide and Tirzepatide
  • How to safely increase your dose
  • A note on long term success with these peptides
  • Outro