#405 Obesity Medicine, GLP1 agonists, Weight Loss Management Tools and Tips

Jul 24, 07:00 AM

Hone your obesity medicine skills in primary care! We discuss overcoming barriers, patient counseling, obesity pathophysiology, motivational interviewing, tools and tips from a weight loss program, and how to discuss medications for weight loss including phentermine/topiramate, bupropion/naltrexone, orlistat, oral superabsorbent hydrogel, and GLP1 agonists. We’re joined by obesity medicine expert, Dr. Kimberly Anne Gudzune of @HopkinsMedicine, recorded @SocietyGIM #SGIM23 in Denver, Colorado 

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Show Segments

  • Intro
  • Barriers to treating medicine in primary care
  • Patient counseling and obesity pathophysiology 
  • Motivational Interviewing 
  • Telemedicine for obesity
  • Tools and tips for a weight loss program
  • Medications for Obesity
  • GLP1 agonist prescribing tips
  • Outro


  • Written and Produced by: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Show Notes: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Cover Art and Infographic: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP   
  • Reviewer: Leah Witt MD
  • Showrunners: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP
  • In-studio Technical Production: Chris Chiu MD, FACP, FAAP
  • Technical Production: PodPaste
  • Guest: Kimberly Anne Gudzune MD, MPH