“Nature’s Ozempic” has a rather gross side effect

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Berberine Natures Ozempic.jpg – Credit: PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY Matthew Cooley. PHOTOGRAPHS USED IN ILLUSTRATION FROM Adobe Stock; Getty On social media, The supposed wonder drug that’s on everyone’s lips at the moment is Ozempic, the drug created to treat type 2 diabetes that’s now being used as a weight-loss treatment. But with access to Ozempic … Read more

“Ozempic” oral pills may be here sooner than you think

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Whether it’s the topic of conversation at a birthday party, the appearance of ads during your favorite reality show, or the trend of your TikTok algorithm, it seems like everyone is talking about weight-loss drugs these days. Does this make sense. The ability to lose weight quickly and effectively using medication is still a pretty … Read more

NHS doctors told to stop giving Ozempic to some diabetics due to private demand for weight loss

Ozempic shortage to last until 2024 as drugmaker urges weight-loss supplies cap

NHS doctors have been told not to re-prescribe Ozempic to diabetic patients due to its growing demand to treat weight loss in private clinics, I can reveal. Ozempic, a brand name for the drug semaglutide, was introduced in the UK four years ago to help type 2 diabetics manage their blood glucose levels. The drug … Read more

How a Canadian Scientist and a Venomous Lizard Helped Pave the Way for Ozempic – National | globalnews.ca

How a Canadian Scientist and a Venomous Lizard Helped Pave the Way for Ozempic - National |  globalnews.ca

In 1984, Dr. Daniel Drucker, an endocrinologist at the University of Toronto, discovered a hormone in the human gut that helped pave the way for popular diabetes drugs like Novo Nordisks Ozempic and Wegovy. It’s called a glucagon-like peptide (GLP-1) and its function is to regulate blood sugar levels and suppress appetite. “The early discoveries … Read more

Ozempic shortage to last until 2024 as drugmaker urges weight-loss supplies cap

Ozempic shortage to last until 2024 as drugmaker urges weight-loss supplies cap

Ozempic’s maker said it expects the current shortage of the diabetes drug to continue in 2024 as it has called for a reduction in off-label prescriptions for weight-loss treatment. Ozempic, a brand name for the drug semaglutide, was introduced in the UK four years ago to help type 2 diabetics manage their blood glucose levels. … Read more

Ozempic: Study finds it may work in pill form

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Share on PinterestThe drug Ozempic may become available in pill form. FreshSplash/Getty images An oral pill version of Ozempic appears effective for weight loss in a new study. Semaglutide, the drug in Ozempic and Wegovy, is currently administered into the body through injections. In a new study, taking a pill version of this drug led … Read more