Obesity is still at epidemic levels in the United States. More and more medications are coming to market to help with weight loss. The American Gastroenterological Association (AGA) just released guidelines for evidence-based care for persons with obesity.
Guidelines are now available for the treatment of obesity. The evidence-based recommendations will help providers determine appropriate therapy for persons with obesity.
00:00 - Introduction
01:16 - The Obesity Epidemic in the United States
05:57 - Looking at the AGA Obesity Guidelines
16:30 - AGA Obesity Guidelines: Combination Products
26:25 - Closing Remarks
Geoff Wall, PharmD, BCPS, FCCP, CGP
Professor of Pharmacy Practice, Drake University
Internal Medicine/Critical Care, UnityPoint Health
References and Resources
Clinical Practice Guideline on Pharmacological Interventions for Adults With Obesity. Gastroenterology
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Upon successful completion of this knowledge-based activity, participants should be able to:
1. Discuss the framework of the 2022 AGA obesity guidelines
2. Apply the guideline recommendations to persons with obesity
0.05 CEU/0.5 Hr
Initial release date: 11/28/2022
Expiration date: 11/28/2023
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