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  • How do drugs like Ozempic work for weight loss?

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    New weight-loss drugs like those sold under the names Ozempic and Wegovy can be life-changing for those with type 2 diabetes or severe obesity, but are not the best choice for those only looking to lose a few pounds, says Patrick Sweeney, a University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign professor of molecular and integrative physiology. 

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  • Editor’s noteTo reach Patrick Sweeney, email