Even Jia Tolentino, with her seemingly infinite capacity for nuance and tact, can’t get it right. Ozempic is evidently a Fermat’s theorem of social existence. We will need a new kind of mind to make sense of it. Ozempic is, of course, the new diabetes drug. Like other diabetes drugs, Ozempic improves blood sugar in adults with type 2 diabetes. That’s great. But it has fairly extreme side effects. One of those side effects is that it causes patients to lose their appetites.