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The FDA recently approved two new diet drugs and they could become valuable tools in the battle against obesity.
And a -- -- is -- Houston with more hi Hannah.
Hey there patty and the new drugs -- FDA approved for patients meeting specific body mass index requirements.
And people with high blood pressure diabetes high cholesterol or sleep apnea.
The drugs are not covered by most insurance companies one drug is accused -- yet.
-- -- -- tends to make people feel full it is a combination of center mean.
And so -- -- and drug for easing seizures and migraines.
-- -- is the other drug it triggers feelings of satisfaction by working on -- interceptors for serotonin.
Critics may argue that obese people should simply watch their diet and exercise more but many physicians -- physical things are happening inside the brain.
That caused some folks over eat and in turn gain weight.
What we've got to do is start treating people more aggressively.
Before they begin to develop diabetes high blood pressure and heart disease these are the kinds of problems.
That are costing us billions and billions of dollars in health care.
And what we're doing now is nothing until the problem erupts.
Rejectionist say when chasing me and -- they are released this fall.
Patient should regularly visit a registered dietitian to monitor their lifestyle and figure out what initially caused the weight gain whether it be stress and anxiety or something else.
Think taking this and then having it die in a hot when Sundays and -- -- that the -- is gonna come off because it is not.
How man that's not fair is -- side effects from the drugs include headaches nausea and change in mood but doctors say they are typically mild cases and -- reversed.
Doctors also say people with very large amounts of weight to lose may benefit more from very Patrick surgery or a combination patty and at a -- and live in New York.
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