Episode 47: Clinical Conversations: Do No Harm – Alternatives to Weight Promoting Medications

Published Date: September 20, 2021

In this episode, Obesity medicine specialist and OMA clinical education director, Dr. Nicholas Pennings interviews Dr. Donna Ryan, highlighted speaker from Obesity Medicine 2021 – Virtual, about alternatives to weight promoting medications. Topics covered include, most commonly prescribed medications that are associated with weight gain, the variable impact of individual medications on weight, strategies that providers can use to mitigate weight effects when a patient needs to be on a medication that promotes weight gain, and resources providers can use to learn more about medications that cause weight gain and their alternatives.

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Episode Guests

Nicholas Pennings, DO, FOMA, Dipl. ABOM

Donna Ryan, MD

Resources Mentioned

Do No Harm Alternatives to Weight Promoting Medications

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