Published by: Scripps News
Experts Warn Diabetes Drug used for Weight Loss Impacting People with Eating Disorders
Ozempic is a medication typically prescribed to those who have diabetes, but has recently become popularized by it’s weight loss effects. This new demand has severely limited access to those who need this medication and has become particularly troubling for the eating disorder recovery community.
The Renfrew Center’s Alumni Services Coordinator, Erin Birely, LCPC, discusses how the vulgarization of weight loss drugs and diet trends present as harsh setbacks to those striving to find body acceptance.