Domenica M. Rubino, MD & Donna H. Ryan, MD, FTOS -Gut Feeling: The Increasing Importance of GLP-1–Based Therapies for Personalized Obesity Management

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Go online to PeerView.com/WBN860 to view the activity, download slides and practice aids, and complete the post-test to earn credit. Obesity is a complex chronic disease that can cause serious health complications. Current guidelines advocate for the use of multiple interventions to address the genetic, behavioral, and metabolic factors that contribute to insufficient weight loss or weight regain. Weight-loss pharmacotherapy is a recommended approach with distinct mechanisms of action that can affect different aspects of obesity pathophysiology. In this activity, based on a recent live web broadcast, leading experts examine the pathophysiology of obesity, focusing on metabolic adaptation and the role of GLP-1 in energy consumption and expenditure and review the latest evidence for GLP-1–based agents. The panel also discusses clinically relevant patient scenarios to offer practical guidance on identifying ideal candidates for weight-loss medications and integrating these medications into individualized treatment plans in order to optimize health outcomes and promote long-term weight loss. Upon completion of this CE activity, participants will be able to: Recognize the role of weight-loss pharmacotherapy used adjunct to other treatment approaches for addressing obesity pathophysiology, including metabolic adaptation, Assess available evidence on current and emerging GLP-1–based weight-loss pharmacotherapies, including long-term efficacy and safety data, Incorporate GLP-1–based weight-loss pharmacotherapy, as appropriate, into individualized, evidence-based treatment plans for long-term obesity management.

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