Why Is Everyone Taking Diabetes Drugs to Lose Weight?

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Medications approved for people with diabetes and obesity have recently gotten a lot of media attention as a potential easy way to shed pounds. What are the physical and societal risks of using drugs like Ozempic and Mounjaro off label for weight loss, or for using these drugs as a quick weight-loss fix? Andy speaks with STAT reporter Elaine Chen and obesity medicine physician Ania Jastreboff about this new generation of drugs, who stands to benefit from them, and what to watch out for.

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