Senator Bernie Sanders

Although GLP-1 weight-loss drugs are delivering impressive results, the big concern is the high price of treatment – and who pays for it. Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., has weighed in on the debate by calling on Novo Nordisk to lower the price of its popular drugs Ozempic and Wegovy, and wants to meet with the drugmakers's CEO Lars Fruergaard Jorgensen over the costs of GLP-1 drugs for diabetes and obesity.

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