The Ozempic Era of Weight Loss
Drugs like Ozempic are revolutionizing the treatment of obesity. The medications, originally used to treat diabetes, keep gaining attention as celebrities and other influencers describe taking them to lose weight quickly.
Dani Blum, a reporter for The Times, tells the story behind the drugs and describes some of the ramifications of using them.
Guest: Dani Blum, a reporter for Well at The New York Times.
- Ozempic can cause major weight loss. What happens if you stop taking it?
- Some people taking the drugs can experience such intense lack of appetite that they become malnourished.
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