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Childhood Obesity: A Shot to Thinness?

Friday, May 10, 2024

Season 1 | Episode 29

Two mothers who struggle with obesity use the GLP-1 shot to lose weight and now say they want their children to do the same.

Dr. Phil meets two mothers, Suzie and Deana, who say they have struggled with obesity until the miracle GLP-1 shot helped them to lose weight. Now they want their teens, 14 year old Jeremiah and 16 year old Demi, to do the same. Should children be on the GLP-1 drug for weight loss?  Gynecologist Dr. Jaime Seeman says absolutely not.  Plus, body positivity activist, Virgie Tovar says teens on weight loss drugs are more likely to develop an eating disorder.   


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