Posts Tagged ‘orforglipron’

Pills and Pokes, Different People, Different Paths

December 17, 2023 — “Are you sure you want an Ozempic pill?” In the Atlantic, Yasmin Tayag poses this question. Back in June people were bubbling with enthusiasm at the prospect of an oral small molecule – orforglipron – that might work as well as injectable semaglutide. But Tayag offers caution that we share. One size, one approach, for […]

Will Broader Access Beget Lower Prices for Obesity Meds?

July 10, 2023 — In thoughtful reporting for Fortune, Rachel Shin explores the possibility for broader access to advanced obesity meds leading to lower prices. But it’s a bit of a chicken-and-egg puzzle because it might be more likely that lower prices will lead to broader access. Novopoly Shin calls it a Novopoly. Novo Nordisk invested billions of dollars […]

ADA2023 in San Diego: Watching Tides Roll In

June 24, 2023 — Suddenly at the ADA2023 meeting in San Diego, it seems the tides are rolling in to promise more options than ever before for treating obesity. By tides we mean all those drugs targeting the GLP-1 receptors. GLP-1 is shorthand for glucagon-like peptide 1. Most, but not all of these drugs making a splash in San […]