TITLE

Management: Part II--Drugs

AUTHOR(S)
Lean, Mike; Finer, Nick
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);10/14/2006, Vol. 331 Issue 7572, p794
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article offers a look at drug treatment for obesity. Although diet and exercise play the most important role in weight loss, effective drugs against obesity should reduce energy assimilation from food or stimulate energy expenditure. The article discusses weight loss, weight maintenance, symptoms and risk factors, duration of treatment, and side effects.
ACCESSION #
22818915

 

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