The Science Behind Ozempic & Why It’s Getting So Much Attention
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“I also realized that I love having long-term relationships with patients. I love the sort of investigative aspect of medicine, of looking into things, getting labs, trying to understand what’s going on with the patient, and trying to help them live, sort of, their best life, for lack of a better phrase.” - Dr. Alyssa Dominguez

In this episode, we are joined by esteemed endocrinologist Dr. Dominguez, as she provides an overview of the GLP-1 receptor agonists drugs like Ozempic, a medication typically used for diabetes patients to lower blood sugar levels, now being used as a weight loss tool.

Dr. Dominguez is an Assistant Professor Clinical Medicine in the department of Endocrinology, Diabetes and Metabolism at the Keck School of Medicine at USC. She completed her medical school, residency and endocrinology fellowship training at USC. She is the course director for the USC Diabetes Symposium. Her clinical interests include caring for patients with diabetes and patients with polycystic ovarian syndrome.

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