Questions Around Weight Loss Drugs

Tirzepatide, sold under the brand name Mounjaro, is an anti-diabetic medication used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes. It is administered through subcutaneous injections (under the skin). Semaglutide, sold under the brand names Ozempic, Wegovy and Rybelsus, is an antidiabetic medication used for the treatment of type 2 diabetes and an anti-obesity medication used for long-term weight management. A study into weight […]

Diabetes and Heart Failure

Diabetes appears to play a critical role in the progression from preclinical heart failure to overt heart failure, according to a poster presented at the ADA Scientific Sessions. The researchers, Dr. Justin B. Echouffo Tcheugi, and colleagues, observed 383 heart failure events and 730 deaths over the 8.6 years of follow-up. Overall, the study showed […]