So­cial me­dia is fu­el­ing en­thu­si­asm for new weight loss drugs. Are reg­u­la­tors watch­ing?

Suzette Zue­na is her own best ad­ver­tise­ment for weight loss.

Zue­na, the “founder/vi­sion­ary” of LH Spa & Re­ju­ve­na­tion in Liv­ingston and Madi­son, New Jer­sey, has dropped 30 pounds. Her hus­band has lost 42 pounds.

“We go out a lot,” Zue­na said of the pair’s so­cial rou­tine. “Peo­ple saw us ba­si­cal­ly shrink­ing.” They would ask how the cou­ple did it. Her re­sponse: Point peo­ple to her spa and a rel­a­tive­ly new type of med­ica­tion — GLP-1 ag­o­nists, a class of drug that’s be­come a weight loss phe­nom­e­non.

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