Ken Fujioka, MD - Leveraging the Tools at Hand: Current Perspectives on Weight-Loss Pharmacotherapy for Obesity Management
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Go online to to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. In this activity, an expert in obesity management discusses aspects of obesity management, including current recommendations, the role of weight-loss pharmacotherapies, evidence regarding current and emerging weight-loss pharmacotherapies, and patient-centered treatment approaches. Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: Summarize current treatment recommendations, with rationale for the long-term use of weight-loss pharmacotherapy in the management of obesity as a chronic disease, Evaluate recent evidence regarding available and emerging weight-loss agents, including current data on efficacy, safety, and anticipated effects in the context of obesity pathophysiology, Incorporate weight-loss pharmacotherapy in personalized obesity management plans, based on disease status and patient characteristics and preferences, Use motivational techniques to engage and support individuals in obesity management.
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