What Oprah Got Wrong about Weight and GLP-1s

Like many of you, I tuned in to primetime TV to watch Oprah’s special on ABC, Shame, Blame and the Weight Loss Revolution. And I have so many thoughts. I am in support of people taking medications that they need, including GLP-1s. But here’s just a few places where Oprah got it wrong about weight loss and GLP-1 medications.

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Taking Ozempic and GLP-1 Receptor Agonists for PCOS

Unless you are living under a rock, you undoubtedly heard about the Ozempic GLP-1 receptor agonist craze. So how do Ozempic and other Glucagon-like peptide 1 (GLP-1) receptor agonists (GLP-1 RAs) like Wegovy and Mounjaro, work for people with PCOS who struggle with insulin resistance? And what concerns or risks are there for folks with PCOS who are using these medications? Here’s what to know about GLP-1 RAs and PCOS.

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Should you Take a Multivitamin?

Should you take a multivitamin if you have PCOS? This is one of the popular questions we hear from our patients at the PCOS Nutrition Center. Certainly many with PCOS may be taking other supplements to help manage their PCOS, do they really need a multivitamin on top of those pills? How much is too much? What should you look for in a multivitamin? Here’s what to know about taking a multivitamin if you have PCOS.

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Continuous Glucose Monitors for PCOS

In this blog post, we will explore what CGMs are, how they work, and the pros and cons of using them for managing blood sugar for PCOS.

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PCOS and Fatty Liver Disease: Treatment and Prevention

If you have PCOS and have been told by your doctor that you have a fatty liver, you aren’t alone. Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), commonly referred to as fatty liver, is highly prevalent in women with PCOS. Fatty liver has been shown to be 4x higher in women with PCOS. NAFLD is a silent condition. Most people with PCOS won’t know that they have it until getting blood results. Having fatty liver or NAFLD increases the risk of cardiovascular disease. If not treated, fatty liver can progress to more advanced stages of liver damage. Here’s information on what to know about fatty liver and how to prevent or treat it if you have PCOS.

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How Weight Stigma Hurts Your PCOS

Weight stigma, or bias, is a prevalent issue that permeates various aspects of society, from healthcare to personal relationships. This blog post will explore what weight stigma is, how it impacts individuals with PCOS, both mentally and physically, and what you can do to combat it.

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