Experts warn that online weight loss over prescribing supplements

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Telehealth offering medication to help Americans lose weight are described by experts as predatory because they take large sums of money from desperate customers – only to prescribe them prescription pills and provide little long-term support. Dozens of online weight loss clinics have opened in recent years in response to both America’s budding obesity crisis and the expansion of telehealth clinics in the U.S. that started before the COVID-19 pandemic but boomed as a result of it. These clinics distribute drugs calls GLP-1s, which were formulated to manage type 2 diabetes but have shown remarkable effectiveness as a weight loss…