Posted July 23, 2015

TUH researchers publish commentary on weight-loss study

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Elias S. Siraj and Kevin J. Williams of Temple University Hospital co-authored a commentary about a major weight-loss study in the ‘New England Journal of Medicine.’

The New England Journal of Medicine has published an editorial co-authored by Elias S. Siraj, director of the diabetes program at Temple University Hospital (TUH), and Kevin J. Williams, chief of endocrinology, diabetes and metabolism at TUH, about the results of a major weight-loss study.

In the piece, Siraj and Williams share their expertise regarding a clinical trial that tested the use of liraglutide, a drug recognized for its ability to reduce body weight and increase metabolism in obese and overweight patients. Learn more about this study.

—Erica Brooke Fajge