Professor Carel le Roux, Consultant in Metabolic Medicine and globally recognised obesity specialist at St.Vincent’s Private Hospital, recently received the Royal Academy of Medicine in Ireland Research award for best Endocrinology paper. The study focused on how to optimally use liraglutide as a treatment for obesity to help improve health.
Obesity is a complex and chronic disease which needs to be diagnosed and treated in a similar way to all other complex and chronic diseases. Substantial weight loss is possible with medication in 3 in every 10 people. Visit the St.Vincent’s Private Hospital Obesity Complications Clinic for more information on the treatment options available for patients.