A Comprehensive Approach to Treating Obesity with the VLCD and Meal Replacements
Presented by Christopher Case, MD
Our understanding of the pathophysiology and treatment of obesity continues to evolve with new tools in the armamentarium. The Very Low Calorie Diet (VLCD) utilizing meal replacements and a multidisciplinary team approach continues to be one of the gold standards. This presentation will review the current treatment paradigm and new research with the VLCD.
- Review the current treatment paradigm and guidelines for obesity management, including the VLCD and meal replacements
- Discuss the efficacy and safety of the VLCD utilizing meal replacements
- Discuss the team management of obesity during the VLCD and weight loss maintenance.