Semaglutide Injections for Weight Loss at MedOne Ocala

Semaglutide is a medication originally developed for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. However, it has also been found to be effective in promoting weight loss. It belongs to a class of drugs known as glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists. GLP-1 is a hormone that is naturally produced in the body and plays a role in regulating blood sugar levels and appetite. Semaglutide acts by mimicking the effects of GLP-1 in the body, leading to decreased appetite, increased feelings of fullness, and reduced food intake. These effects can result in weight loss. In clinical trials, semaglutide has demonstrated significant weight ...
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Can You Visit Urgent Care for an X-Ray?

If you’ve ever wondered if urgent care facilities offer x-rays, the answer is “yes.” In fact, if you have an acute illness or have been injured and suspect you have a fracture, a trip to an urgent care facility is the smart alternative to visiting the emergency room. Urgent care clinics have highly qualified medical personnel, and on-site X-ray services, to quickly diagnose and treat your illness or injury at less cost and without the long wait of hospital emergency rooms visits. MedOne Urgent Care St. Augustine offers convenient x-ray services for both children and adults. Why Are X-rays necessary? ...
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COVID-19 Testing is Still Important in Ocala

Cases of COVID-19 in Ocala continue to rise fueled by the highly contagious Delta variant.  Data issued by the Florida Department of Health on August 13 show an increase in infections and positivity rate for the eighth consecutive week [view data by county here].  Testing for COVID-19 is a crucial step toward stemming the transmission of the virus throughout our community. Why is Testing So Important? Testing for COVID-19 allows those who test positive to quarantine so that they don’t transmit the disease to others.  It also enables contact tracing - identifying people who may have come in contact with ...
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6 Things to Expect During a DOT Physical

Wanting a little more information on why a DOT physical is necessary if you are interested in operating a commercial motor vehicle? A physical is necessary because the results will determine whether or not you are healthy enough to operate a large vehicle. There is a lot of responsibility that comes with driving a large vehicle, and that is why the Department of Transportation requires anyone who wants a commercial driver’s license to first undergo a physical. The results from your physical will determine whether or not you meet the physical requirements. Your DOT physical There are certain procedures that ...
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CoVID-19: What You Should Know

We are in a new age, with a new normal, with a novel virus we all know as CoVID-19. The corona virus we are familiar with is a Coronavirus that shares its existence with another virus known as SARS. The reason we either don’t know or care about SARS is because SARS, while it was more lethal than CoVID-19, was eradicated soon after erupting into existence. That was accomplished due to the fact that this virus was only infectious when patients were symptomatic. At the time, quarantine was the only treatment needed to contain that particular virus. If you had ...
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