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Eli Lilly issues warning about potentially counterfeit weight loss drugs

In an open letter, Eli Lilly and Company, the maker of Mounjaro and Zepbound, says it's concerned about the dangers of fake and compounded versions of the popular drugs being sold online.
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VIDEO: Eli Lilly issues warning about potentially counterfeit weight loss drugs
June 20, 2024 at 2:30 PM

Eli Lilly issues new alert about fake and counterfeit drugs

The drug maker behind some of the most popular drugs used for diabetes and obesity has issued an urgent warning about fake and compounded versions of its Mounjaro and Zepbound medications.
June 20, 2024 at 2:30 PM
VIDEO: Eli Lilly issues new alert about fake and counterfeit drugs
June 18, 2024 at 2:52 PM

Weight loss drugs create rush for smaller clothes

The Wall Street Journal reported shrinking waistlines may be fueling the hunt for smaller clothing sizes and impacting the fashion industry.
June 18, 2024 at 2:52 PM
VIDEO: Weight loss drugs create rush for smaller clothes
June 6, 2024 at 2:47 PM

How weight loss drugs could affect heart health

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S., and a big study looks at how they can impact those with cardiovascular issues and who may be overweight.
June 6, 2024 at 2:47 PM
VIDEO: How weight loss drugs could affect heart health
June 3, 2024 at 5:42 PM

Ozempic and pregnancy: What you should know

From birth defects to PCOS, Dr. Jen Ashton answers the most common questions she gets as an OBGYN when it comes to GLP-1 medications and pregnancy.
June 3, 2024 at 5:42 PM
VIDEO: Ozempic and pregnancy: What you should know
June 3, 2024 at 4:08 PM

How to get your protein intake while on weight loss drugs

High-protein food products are on the rise, thanks to the popularity of certain medications used for weight loss.
June 3, 2024 at 4:08 PM
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June 3, 2024 at 4:08 PM

'Significant' injures in shark attack

A California man needed surgery after a rare shark attack near San Diego. ABC News' Rhiannon Ally has reaction from the lifeguard who rushed to the rescue.
June 3, 2024 at 4:08 PM
VIDEO: 'Significant' injures in shark attack
June 3, 2024 at 2:30 PM

New products cater to protein needs of those taking weight loss drugs

The rise in medications used for weight loss means that the people who take them may need to make serious changes to their diets, including getting more protein.
June 3, 2024 at 2:30 PM
VIDEO: New products cater to protein needs of those taking weight loss drugs
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New study shows Ozempic lowers kidney disease

ABC News' medical correspondent Dr. Darien Sutton breaks down the new study that showed patients using Ozempic had slowed the risk of illness and death in people with kidney disease.
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VIDEO: New study shows Ozempic lowers kidney disease
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Drugs used for weight loss increased nearly 600% in teens, study shows

A new study found drugs that are commonly used for weight loss like Ozempic and Wegovy were used by teenagers nearly 600% more from 2020 to 2023. Dr. Jen Ashton explains.
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VIDEO: Drugs used for weight loss increased nearly 600% in teens, study shows
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Nestle to sell food items for WeGovy and Ozempic users

The new products are focused on having more protein, iron and calcium for those taking the appetite suppressing drugs.
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VIDEO: Nestle to sell food items for WeGovy and Ozempic users
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New study focuses on long term use of weight loss drug Wegovy

The study looked at whether people on the drug maintained their weight loss.
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Boxes of Wegovy made by Novo Nordisk are seen at a pharmacy in London, Mar. 8, 2024.
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What to do once you hit your goal weight on Ozempic

Dr. Jen Ashton weighs in on what “maintenance” looks like for those on weight loss medication like Ozempic.
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VIDEO: What to do once you hit your goal weight on Ozempic
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1st long term study released on weight loss drug Wegovy

ABC News’ medical correspondent Dr. Darien Sutton breaks down the new study on Wegovy, finding that patients continually taking the medication maintained weight loss after four years.
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VIDEO: 1st long term study released on weight loss drug Wegovy
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Oprah apologizes for being ‘major contributor’ to diet culture

ABC News chief medical correspondent Dr. Jen Ashton discusses Oprah apologizing for being a “major contributor” to diet culture.
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VIDEO: Oprah apologizes for being ‘major contributor’ to diet culture
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Kelly Clarkson faces backlash over use of weight loss drug

The singer and talk show host recently admitted that she used medication to lose weight.
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VIDEO: Kelly Clarkson faces backlash over use of weight loss drug
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Kelly Clarkson opens up about whether or not she is taking Ozempic

The singer and talk show host shared more about her weight loss journey.
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Kelly Clarkson hosting The Kelly Clarkson Show, April 15, 2024.
2 months ago

Novo Nordisk executive responds to criticisms of Ozempic cost, availability

Negelle Morris, Novo Nordisk's senior vice president and head of U.S. cardiometabolic sales, spoke exclusively with ABC News.
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The anti-diabetic medication Ozempic is pictured in a pharmacy on April 13, 2023.
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Oprah Winfrey confirms she's on a weight-loss medication

Oprah Winfrey has confirmed she is on a weight loss medication and says she no longer believes her weight struggles are her fault.
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Oprah Winfrey attends the World Premiere of Warner Bros.' "The Color Purple" at Academy Museum of Motion Pictures on December 06, 2023 in Los Angeles.
2 months ago

First came Ozempic for weight loss, then came the shaming.

"Real Housewives" star Emily Simpson said she was shamed for using the drug to help lose weight.
2 months ago
First came Ozempic for weight loss, then came the shaming.
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What to know about Ozempic and pregnancy and fertility

Doctors share what to know about the safety of taking Ozempic and other new drugs targeted for Type 2 diabetes and obesity while trying to conceive.
2 months ago
Experts weigh in on what people should know about pregnancy and diabetes drugs like Ozempic.
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Barbra Streisand asks Melissa McCarthy about Ozempic, sparking debate on weight

Streisand's comment on an Instagram photo of McCarthy had people talking.
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Melissa McCarthy and Barbra Streisand pose backstage during the tour opener for "Barbra - The Music... The Mem'ries... The Magic!" in Los Angeles, Aug. 2, 2016.
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Top exec at maker of Ozempic, Wegovy talks surging demand

A senior vice president at Novo Nordisk, the maker of Ozempic and Wegovy, talks about the surging demand for their medications and addresses the frustration over high prices.
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VIDEO: Top exec at maker of Ozempic, Wegovy talks surging demand