As the Affordable Care Act places greater emphasis on obesity, pharmacists should stand ready to help patients manage their weight.
Although patients frequently visit multiple physician specialists for various conditions, weight and nutritional concerns are often overlooked. Pharmacists can be instrumental in identifying and helping patients with weight management issues and eating disorders.
With obesity on the rise, the FDA recently approved another weight-loss medication.
Americans are fortunate to have abundant food sources, but the flip side is the country’s obesity epidemic.