Weight Loss Drugs

  • Skill Level
    beginner
  • Lectures
    1 Video
  • Enrolled
    58 students
  • Sample Certificate

What you'll learn

Prescription weight-loss drugs are prescribed to patients with high BMI (>30) and associated conditions such as type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure. These drugs claim to help lose weight or at least make the process easier when combined with diet and physical activity. They reduce appetite, reduce the absorption of fat, and increase fat burning. read more »»

Some examples are Garcinia Cambogia Extract, Hydroxycut, Caffeine, Orlistat, Raspberry Ketones, Green Coffee Bean Extract, etc. Learn all about these drugs in greater detail in this course designed by Medvarsity and Dosily

Who should attend?

  • Nutritionists
  • Dieticians
  • General practitioners
  • Primary care physicians
  • Undergraduate medical students (Interns)
  • Postgraduate students in medicine
  • Nurses
  • Life science graduates
  • AYUSH students
  • Students interested in Biological Sciences
  • Athletes

Key concepts covered include:

An overview of

  • Treatment of obesity
  • Anti-obesity drugs in detail

Instructor

Dr. K. Sunitha Premalatha

AGM Chief Dietitian at Yashoda Hospital

Total Work Experience – 18 Years


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Dr. Sunitha Premalatha holds a Masters’s and Ph.D. in Nutrition, Dietetics, and Food Service Management, WCC Madras University. She has been guided more than 100 students for a dietetic internship as part of their Master’s program from the National Institute of Nutrition, Osmania University, Padmavathi University, Andhra University, and IGNOU students. She has been associated with the Member of the Indian Dietetic Association and served as an executive member of IDA 2003. Also, a member of the Nutrition Society of India. She has been organized the secretary for Indian Dietetic Association National Conference 2003, Hyderabad. She is a guest speaker for various corporate companies like Infosys, Deloitte, Tech Mahindra, Dr. Reddy’s, Mylan, TCS, Accenture, HCL, Cognizant, Well’s Fargo, CSC, ADP, ITC Kakatiya, etc.

For: beginners

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