Syndrome W Publications & Presentations

2006: Obesity: new perspectives and pharmacotherapies

Obesity: new perspectives and pharmacotherapies

Dr. Mogul contributed to a study entitled "Obesity: new perspectives and pharmacotherapies."

Authors: Palamara KL, Mogul HR, Peterson SJ, Frishman WH.

Source: Department of Medicine, Harvard Medical School/Massachusetts Medical General Hospital, Boston, Massachusetts, USA.

There is a widespread epidemic of obesity in the United States, which has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes mellitus, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases. Although lifestyle modifications and long-term dietary vigilance remain cornerstones of weight reduction treatment, the continued availability of U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved pharmacotherapies has expanded the options available for the management of obesity....