Online Webcast Teaches on Medical Therapy for Obesity

OSUWexnerbloglogo2014 Online Webcast Teaches on Medical Therapy for Obesity. The past decade, we’ve seen several new medications receive FDA approval for weight loss and some of them even have known cardiac benefits. So, to give us the updates on the currently approved medical treatment options for obesity is one of Ohio State University’s experts. Dr Benjamin O’donnell specializes in treating patients with obesity and is an Associate Professor of Endocrinology.

What you’ll learn in this webcast

As a result of this educational activity, webcast participants will be able to:

Gain a better understanding of the mechanisms underlying weight control and how to approach lifestyle changes to lead to weight loss.
Understand which patients will qualify for medications or endoscopic therapies and the relative risk/benefit of each option.

You’ll also learn about the following:

  • Goals of Treatment
  • Duration of Therapy
  • Stacking Meds
  • Medication Selection
  • Off Label Meds

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