Emerging Health IssuesPart D/Prescription Drugs

Ozempic’s popularity leads to shortages for people with Type 2 diabetes

(By Sydney Lupkin for NPR)

Jim Cox had heard of people with Type 2 diabetes who were unable to get Ozempic because the drug was being used off-label for weight loss. He just didn’t think the shortage would affect him.

He has the disease too, but he takes a different drug called Trulicity, which is in the same class of GLP-1 drugs as Ozempic. Continue reading here…

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