Reduce Insulin Doses if Saxenda is Used for Weight Loss in Diabetes

Saxenda (sax-END-ah) will be the first GLP-1 agonist for obesity.

Saxenda is liraglutide...same as Victoza for type 2 diabetes...but Saxenda is used at a higher dose to help reduce hunger.

Saxenda is for patients with or without diabetes if BMI ≥ 30...or ≥ 27 with a weight-related condition (hypertension, etc).

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