Heavy Questions

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.

Weight-Loss Drugs

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.

This article originally appeared in Salvo, Issue #66, Fall 2023 Copyright © 2024 Salvo | www.salvomag.com https://salvomag.com/article/salvo66/heavy-questions


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