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What are the current treatments for obesity?

John E. Ellis, MD
Anesthesiology
The latest treatments for obesity include a variety of surgical procedures and medications, as well as diet and exercise regimens. In this video, I will share current treatments for obesity.
Developing effective obesity drugs has been a challenge for drug makers. People should not take any drug that claims to fight obesity without consulting with their physician. Weight-loss surgery is becoming more popular for those who are severely obese and have been unable to get results with diet and exercise alone.

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