Donna H. Ryan, MD, FTOS -Demystifying the Role of Incretin-Based Weight-Loss Pharmacotherapy: A Patient-Centered Approach to Overcoming Barriers and Addressing Underlying Causes of Obesity


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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 animated activity, an expert in obesity reviews current evidence for incretin-based weight-loss pharmacotherapy and offers evidence-based approaches to individualizing care for patients with obesity. Upon completion of this accredited CE activity, participants should be better able to: Describe the pathophysiology of obesity and the role of weight-loss pharmacotherapy to address the metabolic adaptation that is related to weight loss, Evaluate recent evidence for current and emerging incretin-based weight-loss pharmacotherapies, including efficacy and safety data and anticipated effects in the context of obesity pathophysiology, Individualize the management of obesity consistent with current guidelines and in accordance with best practices in shared decision-making by incorporating incretin-based weight-loss pharmacotherapy as appropriate to overcome barriers to long-term weight-loss success.

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