Weight Loss Shots for Children: Follow the Celeb Science?: 1/10/2023
The American Academy of Pediatrics has released new guidelines that recommend treating obese children with surgery and injections of Wegovy, a prescription medication for adults with obesity. This is the same fat loss drug that became a fad on TikTok after rumors that celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Mindy Kaling, and Elon Musk used it to quickly lose weight. Should we really be treating obesity in children with injections and surgery, and why is no one talking about lifestyle? Let’s get into it.