What role for weight-loss medication?: Weighing the pros and cons for obese patients

Academic Article


  • Obesity is a chronic medical disorder that is not going away anytime soon. Physicians need all the education, tools, and resources possible to successfully help their overweight and obese patients. Weight-loss medications alone are clearly not the answer. However, they are one tool physicians can use in combination with lifestyle changes to increase the success of long-term weight loss in selected patients.
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  • Wyatt HR; Hill JO
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  • 115
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  • 1