#44: Obesity Medication Overview from AACE 2017
Published June 19, 2017
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    Master the safe and effective use of obesity medications with Endocrinologist, Dr. Karl Nadolsky (co-author of 2016 AACE Obesity guidelines), Director of the Diabetes, Obesity & Metabolic Institute at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center. We get under the hood of each FDA approved obesity medication plus some of our normal hijinks. Check out episode #23 for a more general overview of obesity.

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    Time Stamps

    00:00 Intro

    03:12 Picks of the week

    08:44 Rapid fire questions

    13:00 Counsel patients about obesity

    14:40 Pathophysiology of obesity

    18:00 Case

    22:46 Phentermine/topiramate (Qsymia)

    26:20 Bupropion/naltrexone (Contrave)

    29:18 Liraglutide (Saxenda)

    34:32 Orlistat (Alli, Xenical)

    37:35 Cost issues

    40:18 Lifelong medical therapy for obesity

    42:44 Dr. Nadolsky’s take home points

    44:45 The Curbsiders recap and discuss their experience with obesity medications

    52:28 Outro

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