Concerns with New Prescription Weight-Loss Injections
What would you do if someone offered you a drug that would make dieting a breeze? A drug that not only helped you lose weight, but would also reduce your appetite so that you didn’t even notice you were dieting? This may sound like something from a fairytale, but the pharmaceutical industry has introduced several drugs that promise to do exactly that, and several more are on the way.
The past few years have seen an explosion of drugs for weight loss, such as Wegovy, Mounjaro, and Ozempic. Delivered via a weekly, self-administered injection, these drugs—called GLP-1 receptor agonists—work by mimicking the hormone responsible for making you feel full after...
is the Event & Executive Services Manager at The Center for Bioethics and Human Dignity. He holds a BA in psychology from Nyack College and MAs in church history and theological studies from Trinity Evangelical Divinity School.Get Salvo in your inbox! This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #66, Fall 2023 Copyright © 2023 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo66/heavy-questions