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Scripps Expert Calls Weight Loss Drug a “Game Changer”

CBS 8 Interview looks at newly approved Wegovy

CBS 8 Interview looks at newly approved Wegovy

A new weight loss drug that uses a synthetic hormone to curb appetite promises to be a “game changer” in the battle against obesity, said Scripps Ken Fujioka, MD, director of nutrition and metabolic research at Scripps Clinic, during a recent interview with CBS 8.


Wegovy was approved in early June for use in the United States for weight loss treatment by the federal Food and Drug Administration.

Watch the CBS 8 interview with Dr. Fujioka: FDA Approves New Obesity Drug for Long-Term Weight Management

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