WEIGHT LOSS AND WEIGHT CONTROL UNIT
The intervention and insertion of the balloon is performed via endoscopy, a minimally invasive technique providing a direct view of the patient's gastric cavity.
An injectable drug (administered in pre-filled subcutaneous shots) that was originally developed as an anti-diabetic medication. A 97% replicate of GLP-1 in the small intestine in response to food intake, it functions as an appetite regulator. This substance helps the pancreas to release the right amount of insulin when blood sugar levels are high. It also slows gastric emptying, thereby reducing one’s appetite, leading to weight loss.