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05-31-2016 | Obesity | Patient and physician’s perspective | Article

Pharmacotherapy for Obesity and Changes in Eating Behavior: a Patient and Physician’s Perspective

Journal:
Advances in Therapy

Authors: Piper L. Miguelgorry, Ed J. Hendricks

Publisher: Springer Healthcare

Abstract

This article, co-authored by a patient with obesity, diabetes, and hypertension, and an obesity medicine specialist, discusses the patient’s experience with the onset of diabetes complicating obesity and with her frustration living with these diagnoses until finding an obesity medicine specialist physician who helped her lose weight and reverse her diabetes. The patient continues to maintain a significant weight loss and is diabetes free for 5.5 years after treatment initiation. The physician discusses the application of combination treatment that can be effective in diabetes reversal in such cases. He also discusses salient clinical lessons exemplified by this case.

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