Medications for Weight Loss: Indications and Usage

Jin, Jill
June 2015
JAMA: Journal of the American Medical Association;6/2/2015, Vol. 313 Issue 21, p2196
Academic Journal
The article presents patient information on the use of medication in the treatment of obesity. It says that such medications should be monitored closely and used together with a program of lifestyle changes in the areas of diet and physical activity. Topics include the definition of obesity in terms of body mass index and typical weight loss in patients using weight-loss drugs.


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