Unexplained Weightloss

In this podcast Dr. Leah Gramlich, a gastroenterologist from the University of Alberta, will discuss weight loss. Weight loss is a common problem seen by generalists. Patients who are overweight or obese may intentionally lose weight to improve their health. However, progressive unintentional (involuntary) weight loss often indicates a serious medical or psychiatric illness. This podcast will discuss the approach to unintentional weight loss in the adult patient.

After listening to this podcast you should be able to:

  • Describe significant weight loss
  • Discuss the impact of unintentional weight loss
  • Discuss the etiology of unintentional weight loss
  • Describe an approach to unexplained weight loss

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