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THURSDAY, Nov. 9, 2023 (HealthDay) -- There's good news for people with diabetes who are turning to drugs like Ozempic and Wegovy to treat their disease and lose weight: The drugs probably will not harm their vision.

Semaglutide (the generic name for both medicines) can trigger rapid drops in blood sugar. Prior research had linked these types of blood sugar changes with a worsening of a c...

A second injectable diabetes drug has been approved for weight loss in overweight and obese adults, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Wednesday.

The weight-loss drug Zepbound contains the same active ingredient, tirzepatide, as the diabetes drug Mounjaro. Both medications are made by Eli Lilly and Co.

ÔÇťObesity and overweight are serious conditions that can be associa...

Ozempic, a type 2 diabetes drug that has increasingly been used to help with weight loss, will now be labeled as having the potential to block intestines.

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently made the label update for the drug made by ...

Patients taking semaglutide for type 2 diabetes or weight loss should be careful about where they're getting the medication, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration warned Tuesday.

Shortages of the drug, ...

Hundreds of thousands of people are jumping on the Ozempic bandwagon and taking prescription medications to slim down, while others swear by intermittent fasting and other diet fads, but new research shows that they're all likely barking up the wrong trees.

There isn't any shortcut or magic bullet to losing weight, keeping it off, and improving your health, a

  • Denise Mann HealthDay Reporter
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  • Girls and young women who use diet pills and laxatives to control their weight are at increased risk for eating disorders, a new study finds.

    Researchers analyzed data from more than 10,000 girls and women, aged 14 to 36, from 2001 to 2016.

    Among those who initially did not have an eating disorder, 1.8% of those who used diet pills in the past year said they received the...