Stop criticising Ozempic – it could be a solution to more than obesity

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Lately, it seems you can’t open a newspaper without hearing about the latest celebrity opinion of Ozempic or the latest condition it is showing promise in treating. But as the popularity of the diabetes treatment turned weight-loss drug turned all-round panacea continues to climb, it is disappointing to see how critical much of the media discourse is.

This medicine – whose generic name is semaglutide and which is also sold under the brand name Wegovy – works by mimicking a gut hormone called GLP-1. After many false starts, it is the first weight-loss drug that is both safe and…

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