Antiobesity drugs in the management of type 2 diabetes: A shift in thinking?

Bartolome Burguera, Khawla F. Ali, Juan P. Brito

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Abstract

Antiobesity medications can improve metabolic control for patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (DM) and obesity, but are underutilized. In this review, we describe the role of antiobesity drugs in the context of medically supervised and comprehensive weight-loss interventions and propose a pragmatic therapeutic algorithm for patients with type 2 DM and obesity that incorporates the use of antiobesity drugs early in the course of management.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S39-S46
JournalCleveland Clinic journal of medicine
Volume84
Issue number7
DOIs
StatePublished - Jul 1 2017

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  • Medicine(all)

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