Weight loss medications in Canada – a new frontier or a repeat of past mistakes?

@inproceedings{Wharton2017WeightLM,
  title={Weight loss medications in Canada – a new frontier or a repeat of past mistakes?},
  author={Sean Peter Willems B. S. E. Economics Wharton and Jasmine Lee and Rebecca A G Christensen},
  booktitle={Diabetes, metabolic syndrome and obesity : targets and therapy},
  year={2017}
}
Current methods for the treatment of excess weight can involve healthy behavior changes, pharmacotherapy, and surgical interventions. Many individuals are able to lose some degree of weight through behavioral changes; however, they are often unable to maintain their weight loss long-term. This is in part due to physiological processes that cannot be addressed through behavioral changes alone. Bariatric surgery, which is the most successful treatment for excess weight to date, does result in… CONTINUE READING
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