The Curbsiders Internal Medicine Podcast

#405 Obesity Medicine, GLP1 agonists, Weight Loss Management Tools and Tips

July 24, 2023

Hone your obesity medicine skills in primary care! We discuss overcoming barriers, patient counseling, obesity pathophysiology, motivational interviewing, tools and tips from a weight loss program, and how to discuss medications for weight loss including phentermine/topiramate, bupropion/naltrexone, orlistat, oral superabsorbent hydrogel, and GLP1 agonists. We’re joined by obesity medicine expert, Dr. Kimberly Anne Gudzune of @HopkinsMedicine, recorded @SocietyGIM #SGIM23 in Denver, Colorado 

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Show Segments

  • Intro
  • Barriers to treating medicine in primary care
  • Patient counseling and obesity pathophysiology 
  • Motivational Interviewing 
  • Telemedicine for obesity
  • Tools and tips for a weight loss program
  • Medications for Obesity
  • GLP1 agonist prescribing tips
  • Outro


  • Written and Produced by: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Show Notes: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Cover Art and Infographic: Matthew Watto MD, FACP
  • Hosts: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP   
  • Reviewer: Leah Witt MD
  • Showrunners: Matthew Watto MD, FACP; Paul Williams MD, FACP
  • In-studio Technical Production: Chris Chiu MD, FACP, FAAP
  • Technical Production: PodPaste
  • Guest: Kimberly Anne Gudzune MD, MPH neither hosts nor alters podcast files. All content © its respective owners.