Articles related to WEIGHT LOSS
Diabetes Medication May be Effective for Weight Loss
Because this GLP-1 agonist is known to reduce food intake, physicians have been prescribing tirzepatide off-label for weight loss for years. But unlike other drugs in its class, tirzepatide targets GLP-1 and GIP receptors.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism September 26th 2022
Experimental drug breaks record for weight loss in latest clinical trial results
Lilly Pharmaceutical’s Mounjaro (tirzepatide) is a once-weekly injection that promotes weight loss by mimicking the effects of incretins. This combination of a GLP-1 and a glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide (GIP) yields weigh loss results comparable to surgical options.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism May 17th 2022
SURMOUNT-1: Adults Achieve Weight Loss of 16% or More at 72 Weeks with Tirzepatide
Clinical trials of a new weight loss medication have found that adults with obesity taking the once-weekly GIP/GLP-1 receptor agonist tirzepatide achieved a mean weight loss of at least 16% at 72 weeks. Most side effects observed were mild to moderate, with the most common being nausea, diarrhea, constipation, and vomiting. The results are considered encouraging.
Endocrinology, Diabetes, Metabolism May 3rd 2022
Study Dispels Myths on Intermittent Fasting for Weight Loss
New research into intermittent fasting has found that the practice is generally safe, producing few gastrointestinal, neurologic, hormonal, or metabolic effects. Additionally, the research found that intermittent fasting is on par with traditional calorie-restricted diets for weight loss.
Cardiology April 19th 2022
Mediterranean Named Best Overall Diet for Fifth Consecutive Year
Thinking of starting the new year off with a diet? According to U.S. News and World Report, the Mediterranean diet is the best overall diet for adults. The diet was ranked first in the categories of best diets for healthy eating, easiest diets to follow, and best diets for diabetes, among other measurable categories.
Allergy & Immunology January 19th 2022
5 Healthy Foods to Keep You Feeling Full Longer
Everything in moderation, right? Well, when it comes to watching our weight, eating the right foods in moderate quantities is key. But what are those “right” foods? How can we satiate ourselves when we’re hungry and not overeat? The answer, according to the CDC, is eating more low-energy-dense foods such as fruits, veggies, and lean proteins. Read on to find five perfect examples to kill the cravings.
Cardiology March 3rd 2021