Weight Loss in Fort Myers, FL

Semaglutide Shots at the Nuviva Clinic Near Lehigh Acres

Do you need a medication that dramatically lessens your hunger, reduces the amount of food you want to eat, all while regulating your blood sugar, helping those carb cravings to go away in Lehigh Acres? Semaglutide is just that medication!

Are you trying to lose weight? Have you tried diet after diet with little success? Do you feel defeated by your weight and alone?

Many find losing weight and sticking to new eating habits challenging. This powerful new tool can help alleviate some of this difficulty and help you achieve even better results.

The FDA has recently approved Semaglutide, a prescribed medication, for both Weight Loss and Diabetes. It mimics the effects of glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1), which increases insulin production, impacts blood sugar, and supports a healthy metabolism.

At Nuviva, we are now excited to offer this powerful weight loss medication. Contact your local clinic today to take advantage of all the benefits that Semaglutide has to offer.

Why Nuviva?

Weight Loss Nutrition

Weight Loss Nutrition

Personalized nutrition coaching with easy-to-follow meal plans and educational materials to help you stay on track with your weight loss goals.

Weight Loss Medications

Weight Loss Medications

Combined with diet and exercise, a customized weight loss medication plan can help you shed pounds and maintain long-term results.

Weight Loss Supplements

Weight Loss Supplements

Support your weight loss progress with supplements designed to help with fat loss and long-term weight management.

Weight Loss Exercises

Weight Loss Exercises

Burn fat and build muscle with exercises created to help you lose weight while setting you up for a healthy, active lifestyle.

Weight Loss Support Program

Weight Loss Support Program

Weekly one-on-one support with your local Nuviva team to answer any questions you may have along the way and offer personalized support.

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Our goal at Nuviva is to help you maintain a healthy lifestyle while shedding pounds and promoting your overall wellness.



This FDA approved Glucagon-like peptide- 1 (GLP-1) is a powerful medication that can help reduce appetite and food intake, helping you eat less while feeling full by slowing gastric emptying. It has also been shown to lower blood sugar, improve Hemoglobin A1C and control cravings for sugar and carbohydrates. Semaglutide is a powerful tool when wanting to follow a low-calorie diet.

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Approved by the FDA for both diabetes and weight loss. Tirzepatide is a combination of a Glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1) and Gastric inhibitory polypeptide (GIP). Tirzepatide can help to reduce blood sugar, lower Hemoglobin A1C, reduce appetite, slow down gastric emptying, and control cravings for sugar and carbohydrates. Tirzepatide has been proven to deliver up to 22.5% weight loss in overweight and obese individuals in the SURMOUNT-1 clinical trial over a 72-week study.

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We offer fat burning peptides and growth hormone-releasing peptides (GHRPs). Fat burning peptide have been shown to help improve metabolism, increase lean muscle, and provide anti-aging benefits. GHRPs offer numerous benefits including decreasing body fat, improving sleep, increase your resting metabolic rate to additional anti-aging benefits.

B12/MIC (Methionine, Inositol, Choline) Injection

B12/MIC is an injection of vitamins and amino acids that is an important part of the Nuviva medical weight loss program. It ensures your bogy receives all the necessary nutrients and helps increase energy while burning fat.

Wellness Shots

We offer a variety of add on wellness shots that help to improve your immune system, increase energy, and also provide anti-aging benefits.
• Glutathione
• NAD+
• Vit D3
• Tri-Immune


Phentermine (Fastin, Adipex) is a prescription-only, FDA approved medication that is approved for short term use as an appetite suppressant for the management of obesity. Phentermine has been available on the market since the 1950s. It works for weight loss by telling your brain that you are not hungry.
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Your Lehigh Acres Weight Loss Doctor

Dr. Jean-Jacque Vel

Dr. Jean-Jacque Vel received his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology from University of Central Florida. He received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern University. He completed his internal medicine residency at Palmetto General Hospital in Miami. He his a big advocate for preventative care and healthy weight loss for his patients. In his time off he enjoys watersports, sailing, scuba diving, traveling and enjoying time with friends and family.

Your Lehigh Acres Medical Practitioner

Ryan Knake, PA

Ryan was raised in the Detroit area before he became a SWFL resident. Ryan attended Oakland University for his undergrad where he received his bachelors in exercise physiology and kinesiology. He ramped up his career quickly in personal training, working with Olympic and professional athletes. After being sponsored by his mentor and friend, Dr. Dozeretz, he received his Master’s Degree in the Physician’s Assistant Program. In addition to his passion for his career, he loves to travel and enjoy the outdoors with his wife and children.

Nutrition Coach in Fort Meyers

Your Lehigh Acres Nutrition Coach

Chip Acker

James "Chip" Acker is a Florida native from Sanibel Island. Health and Wellness has been a major part of Chip's life since his early days in sports and fitness. Chip started his professional career in the fitness industry as a licensed personal trainer where he helped his clients understand and maximize their efforts and results. Chip later began to work with Nuviva Medical Weightloss in 2011 as a Nutrition Coach in the Punta Gorda office. After bringing his energy and talents to the Fort Myers Clinic Nutrition Coach position, Chip is now a Co-Owner of the practice. Chip has helped thousands of people just like you achieve their goals and looks forward to working with you!

Your Lehigh Acres Nutrition Coach

Anthony Fisher

A firefighter/paramedic from Chicago, in 2016 Anthony decided to move to Southwest Florida. He has a lifelong passion for fitness and nutrition, training people and providing nutrition plans early in his career has given him over 15 years of experience in health and wellness. Anthony continued following that path running personal training departments at multiple gyms. In 2019, he launched an athletic performance department for Apex Physical Therapy, where his interest in helping people in a different way accelerated. A licensed Paramedic and certified in strength and conditioning, nutrition, mobility, and Rehab corrective exercise led him to Nuviva Medical Weight Loss. At Nuviva, he found it was the perfect mixture of the medical field and fitness industry.

As one of the Nutrition coaches at the Fort Myers location, he helps educate patients with their dietary needs and providing them a way to permanently change their lifestyle and hit their weight loss goal. Anthony is excited to help you on your weight loss journey.

Schedule a Free Consultation

Want to find out if Semaglutide may be the solution you've been looking for to help you lose weight? Schedule a free consultation with one of our weight loss experts at a Nuviva clinic near you today.