Obesity is a complex disease and weight loss medications are underutilized tools in our fight against this epidemic. This key lecture will be given by Donna H. Ryan, MD, Professor Emerita at Pennington Biomedical and President Elect of the World Obesity Federation. Dr. Ryan has co-authored numerous papers and guidelines on the management of obesity and weight loss medications. Dr. Ryan will help you to identify when to start a weight loss medication, how to choose the right one for your patient and when to combine therapies for better results. This talk will also provide an update on exciting therapies that are currently in development.
Weight Loss Medications—Winning Combinations and New Directions
Donna Ryan, MD