Consultations Archive

Are certain antidiabetes drugs better than others after gastric bypass?

Following gastric bypass surgery, many patients will still need metformin or glipizide (Glucotrol). Is there any evidence that one class of hypoglycemic agents is better absorbed than another?

ADHD drugs used as an appetite suppressant

Should a clinician advise a patient's parent that ADHD medicine will help with obesity?

Bringing up weight loss with children

What is the best way to tactfully discuss a child's excess weight with his or her parent?

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