Answers to Common Nutrition Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about nutrition.

Who is a good candidate for weight loss medication?

The use of weight loss medications might be recommended by your doctor as part of a comprehensive approach to weight loss, according to Premier HealthNet (PHN) physicians.

Weight loss medications can help give a boost to someone who has put in the time and effort to lose weight by making lifestyle changes and incorporating a healthy diet and exercise but is still struggling to lose weight, according to PHN physicians.

For more information about who might need to take weight loss medication, talk with your doctor.

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Source: Aleda Johnson, MD, Liberty Family Medicine; Mark Ringle, MD, Beavercreek Family Physicians; Joyce Tebbe, ACNP, Covington Family Care; Stephen Liptak, PsyD, Upper Valley Outpatient Behavioral Health; Joseph Allen, MD, Family Medicine of Vandalia; Chandan Gupta, MD, Monroe Medical Center; Paul Jennewine, MD, Middletown Medical Group; Kimberly Bethel, Trotwood Physician Center; Mansi Amin, DO, SureCare Medical Center; Geetha Ambalavanan, MD, Fairborn Medical Center; C. Joe Northup, MD, Premier Weight Loss Solutions; Faisal Khatri, MD, Premier Family Care of Mason