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Obesity Drug Approval Needs A New Paradigm, Stakeholder Group Says

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Group convened by George Washington University School of Public Health and Health Services recommends a “patient-centered” approach to reviewing obesity drugs that includes assessing the therapies for their risks and benefits for obese individuals who are healthy, have risk factors for co-morbidities or impairments to daily feeling or functioning, or are already sick.

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