A Novel Treatment Option for Chronic Weight Management

Wednesday, November 13, 2013 | EST

Location: B401-B402

Sponsor: Eisai, Inc

Faculty: W. Timothy Garvey, MD; Holly Lofton, MD; Susan McElroy, MD; Nancy Nkansah, PharmD, MBA

Course Overview

A panel of leading weight-management experts (Drs Timothy Garvey, Holly Lofton, and Nancy Nkansah) will present a case-based curriculum focused on the pathophysiology and clinical management of obesity. They will first explore important information about the disease state then review the approved use, efficacy, and safety of a new treatment option for chronic weight management. The discussion will focus on data from three pivotal phase 3 clinical trials, including one specifically in overweight patients with diabetes. The panel will conclude by reviewing essential patient counseling information for helping overweight or obese patients with their weight loss efforts.