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Saxenda is the newest medication approved by the FDA for chronic weight management. Unlike the other medications which are taken as pills or capsules, Saxenda is a once daily self-administered injection. Originally marketed as Victoza for the treatment of type 2 diabetes back in 2010, Saxenda is the same molecule (liraglutide), but underwent rigorous clinical […]

Contrave is one of our new anti-obesity medications, or “AOMs” approved for chronic weight management in 2014. As the years have gone by, we have accumulated a lot of clinical experience with Contrave for weight loss. This article will review some of the pros and cons of Contrave use, particularly in comparison to the older […]

As we celebrate Men’s health month this June, how are we doing addressing obesity among men in America? Are men receiving evidence-based weight loss treatments? Men are just as likely to suffer not only from obesity, but from the 236 other medical problems related to obesity. In fact, men with a very elevated body mass […]