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A Review of the Popular Weight Loss Medications- Medical Minute #21

A Review of the Weight Loss Medications Hi, I'm Dr. Craig Primack from Scottsdale Weight Loss Center. Today for Medical Minute, Number 21, I'm going to spend a few minutes talking about the different weight loss drugs we use, why we use them and a few tips about each. Phentermine The first weight loss drug that we use is called Phentermine. Phentermine has been out since 1959. It's really stood the test of time. Phentermine has two benefits. Number one, it's great for taking appetite away. It works on a part of the brain called the hypothalamus. It's the appetite…

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Introducing Medical Minutes with Doctor Primack

  Hello. My name is Dr. Craig Primack. I'm excited to be here today and to talk to you about a new video segment I'm calling Medical Minutes. Medical Minutes are a couple of minutes, maybe one to three minutes, occasionally more, hopefully coming out most Wednesdays, about a topic that's passionate to me.   It may be about diet, weight loss, medicine, food, or something else that I think you will find interesting. Sometimes, it's going to be my favorite obesity medicine for weight loss. Often,  it's going to be about exercise, or sleep, or diet, or all those things that get into your everyday…

How to Lose Weight Fast: A guide to care by an Obesity Medicine Physician

What is the best way to lose weight fast?   It’s an aggressive combination of: Personalized diet Adequate exercise Accountability Weight loss pills The best way to get this aggressive yet safe combination of treatments is under the care of an Obesity Medicine Physician.   This special doctor or specialist has training in multiple types of weight loss diets (including meal replacements and low carbohydrate (low-carb) diets, etc.).  I am certified as an obesity medicine physician.  I counsel on exercise, help with behavior changes and use medicines or pills that help weight loss, formally called Anti-Obesity Medications. As of…

Welcome to my Blog!

If you are reading this post, I will assume you are new here.   Let me introduce myself, I am Craig Primack MD, FACP, FAAP, FOMA Board Certified in Internal Medicine, Pediatrics and Obesity Medicine Physician Co-Founder of  Scottsdale Weight Loss Center President-elect of the Obesity Medicine Association (obesitymedicine.org) Arizona Resident for 20 years but born and raised in Chicago, Illinois Father of 3 great kids (16, 14 and 9) Parent to 2 dogs, Cosmo and Zoey My day job: Obesity medicine physician, which a fancy word for weight loss doctor During my office day, I meet patients…
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