Are Meal Replacements and Low Calorie Diets Better Options than Semaglutide for Sustained Weight Loss?

Are Meal Replacements and Low Calorie Diets Better Options than Semaglutide for Sustained Weight Loss? — Dawn M. Sweet, Ph.D. Low calorie diets, lifestyle changes, and meal replacements are more reliable for long-term weight loss. Ozempic and Wegovy have garnered much attention because of their efficacy in helping adults with obesity lose weight. Wegovy was developed as a weight loss drug while Ozempic, a drug developed as a diabetes medication, is now...

Is There New Hope to Treat Type 1 Diabetes?

Is There New Hope to Treat Type 1 Diabetes? — Dawn M. Sweet, Ph.D. A recently approved F.D.A. drug delays the onset of Type 1 diabetes. Approximately 1.5 million Americans have been diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes.1  A Type 1 diabetes diagnosis radically changes one’s life and warrants lifelong daily blood sugar monitoring to ensure appropriate insulin levels. For those living with Type 1 diabetes,...