Mitigating Cardiovascular Risk in Obesity

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Dhiren Patel, PharmD, and Bob Busch, MD, interview Fatima Cody Stanford, MD, MPH, MPA, an obesity medicine specialist, to examine the cardiovascular (CV) impact of obesity and delve into the potential benefits of newer weight loss medications in mitigating CV risk and heart failure.

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1:14 Obesity and cardiovascular risk

3:28 Topline findings for semaglutide in the SELECT trial

7:15 CV risk reduction with semaglutide

8:54 Perspectives on cost-benefit for GLP-1 in obesity

14:14 Outcomes from STEP HFpEF trial

16:44 Considerations for using GLP-1 agonists

20:54 Need to address inequity in access to obesity medications

26:44 Investigational therapies for obesity with potential for CV benefits

30:00 Combination therapy for obesity and CV risk