Novo Nordisk spent thousands and thousands on medical doctors to advertise Ozempic

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Novo Nordisk spent $11 million on meals and journey for 1000’s of medical doctors final 12 months, federal information present, as a part of its push to advertise Ozempic and different weight loss-inducing diabetes medication, STAT writes. The corporate purchased greater than 457,000 meals to coach medical doctors and different prescribers about its portfolio of medicine referred to as GLP-1 agonists, based on knowledge from the Facilities for Medicare and Medicaid Companies. Practically 12,000 prescribers had meals paid for by the corporate greater than a dozen instances final 12 months. And greater than 200 prescribers recorded greater than 50 meals and snacks paid for by Novo Nordisk. One physician, who’s a frequent speaker for the corporate, recorded 193.

With some states enacting abortion bans and others enshrining protections and increasing entry to contraception, merchandising machines are a part of a push on school campuses to make sure emergency contraceptives are low cost, discreet, and extensively out there, the Associated Press tells us. There at the moment are 39 universities in 17 states with emergency contraceptive merchandising machines, and no less than 20 extra contemplating them, based on the American Society for Emergency Contraception. Some, such because the College of Tulsa in Oklahoma, are in states the place abortion is basically banned. Over-the-counter buy of Plan B and generic kinds is authorized in all 50 states.

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