Title

Pharmacotherapy for Weight Loss in Obese Patients

Document Type

Presentation

Presentation Date

4-4-2019

Comments

Presentation: 54:39

Abstract

Objectives

  • Understand indications for weight loss pharmacotherapy
  • Learn the medications that are FDA-approved for long-term weight loss and their uses
  • Learn how to choose the appropriate medication for your patient
  • Understand the indications for referral to bariatric surgery
Roadmap
  • Local and National Epidemiology
  • Role of family physician in screening
  • Indications for weight loss pharmacotherapy
  • Pharmacologic treatment options
  • When to refer to surgery
  • Useful Resources

Language

English

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