Weight Loss Outcomes Associated With Ozempic Treatment

Weight Loss Outcomes Associated With Ozempic Treatment

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Obesity is a severe health problem affecting people worldwide and is associated with
increased morbidity and mortality. Obesity treatment begins with lifestyle adjustments, such as
food alterations and increased physical activity. However, medicines such as semaglutide, sold
under the trade name Ozempic, are routinely used with lifestyle improvements to encourage
weight loss because lifestyle changes alone are sometimes insufficient (Ghusn et al., 2022).
Semaglutide, a GLP-1 receptor agonist, has been shown in randomized clinical trials to be
effective in treating obesity. This research paper aims to examine the findings of three studies
that measure how well Ozempic works to promote weight loss in adults who are overweight or
obese.
Ghusn et al. (2022) discusses the effectiveness of Ozempic medication for individuals
with overweight or obesity. The retrospective cohort study comprised 175 people with a BMI of
27 or above who received weekly semaglutide subcutaneous injections for three to six months.
The primary goal was the percen …
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