Weight Management

 

The Endocrinology Network® Weight Management clinical resource center is the home of all content related to weight loss and obesity management. Now a full-blown epidemic, the obesity crisis is one of the most prominent and dangerous health crises in the US. This page will provide insight and perspective related to FDA approvals, the latest studies, and guideline updates related to nutrition, obesity, and weight management.

STEP 1 and STEP 3 Results with Thomas Wadden, PhD

March 02, 2021

Published in late February, results of the STEP 1 and STEP 3 trial give clinicians insight into the effects of 2.4 mg subcutaneous semaglutide as an intervention for weight loss in overweight or obese patients ahead of a potential approval in June 2021.

Digital Self-Monitoring Linked to Improvements in Weight Loss Trials

February 24, 2021

A review of 39 randomized clinical trials examining weight loss interventions is providing clinicians with an overview of engagement rates, mediums used, and effects of digital self-monitoring for weight loss among obese or overweight patients.

Case Report: Shortness of Breath After Cefalexin

February 18, 2021

Our latest case report from Brady Pregerson, MD, features a 62 y/o male with a history of obesity, CAD, anxiety, and COPD presenting with SOB after stating cefalexin. Can you determine the correct diagnosis?