I tried the ‘weight loss’ drug everyone is talking about | Times2
WWhen I looked up, all I could see were the stars—the third straight dizziness I'd had kneeling at the toilet to flush. A few hours ago, I attempted to satisfy a mixture of vanity and curiosity by taking a diabetes drug that I had initially heard people complain about on Instagram that it had “miraculous” weight-loss properties. Despite being a size 10, the temptation to lose a few pounds with zero effort was strong after indulging in my 30th birthday celebrations last year.
Semaglutide – brand name Ozempic – launched in the UK in 2019 for the treatment of type 2 diabetes.As a once-weekly self-administered injection to control blood sugar levels, it has the double side effect of reducing appetite