Health & Fitness:Medicine
STEP-ping Up the Game for Weight Management
More than two-thirds of adults in the United States are overweight or obese — thus, obesity is, by far, the most common preventable health-related problem seen in practice today. Obesity is associated with several comorbidities, and weight reduction leads to positive outcomes in many diseases. Studies have shown that a weight loss of 10% improves cardiovascular risk and outcomes. Unfortunately, current pharmacological options for weight loss do not consistently achieve a 10% weight loss. Can semaglutide deliver?
Guest Panelists: Teney Mathew, PharmD, Jason Zupec, PharmD, BCACP, and Amy Heck Sheehan, PharmD, BCPS
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