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A patient holds up a dosage of Wegovy, a drug used for weight loss, at her home in Virginia. (Amanda Andrade-Rhoades/AP)

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Jun 13, 2024

Use of weight loss and diabetes drugs like Ozempic has skyrocketed in Mass.

Research released by the state's Health Policy commission Thursday showed number of Massachusetts residents prescribed a relatively new class of weight management and diabetes drugs has increased sevenfold over five years. The medications include the brand name drugs Ozempic, Wegovy and Mounjaro.

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