Moved by Him

HOT TAKE: Weight Watchers Now Offering Prescription Weight Loss Drugs

March 22, 2023 Reed Dunn Episode 60
Moved by Him
HOT TAKE: Weight Watchers Now Offering Prescription Weight Loss Drugs
Show Notes

Join my for my first HOT TAKE episode - diving into recent health news to break down what's going on and assess things from a biblical perspective.

Today's episode is all about the recent acquisition of Sequence (telehealth services for access to prescription weight loss drugs) by Weight Watchers. This is a bold move for a company that has leveraged making behavior change in community as their central approach since launching in 1963. They have always tried to adapt their programs to stay in alignment with the latest research, but does the latest research really show that weight loss drugs are the solution? Tune in to find out more!

Scriptures referenced in this episode:
1 Peter 4:8-10
Genesis 1:27-29

Research studies + interviews referenced in this episode:
CNBC Interview with CEO Sima Sistani
CDC - Genes and Obesity
Weight regain and cardiometabolic effects after withdrawal of semaglutide

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