"Primary Viewpoints," a podcast from Patient Care Online, brings you an exclusive interview with Mayo Clinic's Andres Acosta, MD, PhD.
The Primary Viewpoints podcast features informative conversations with health care experts, opinion leaders, and practicing physicians, about what impacts primary care medicine today.
In episode 21, Andres Acosta, MD, whose widely recognized research focuses on precision medicine in management of obesity, details how weight management interventions targeted by phenotype more closely reflect the pathophysiology of the disease.
Andres Acosta, MD, PhD, is a physician-scientist at Mayo Clinic's campus in Rochester, Minnesota, specializing in bariatric surgery, upper endoscopy, nutrition, and obesity. He is also an assistant professor of medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science. Acosta's primary research focus is on the mechanisms and regulation of appetite, satiation, and satiety, including the role of gastric function, gastrointestinal hormones, taste preferences, bile acids, and enterohepatic regulation and gut energy utilization. Additionally, Dr Acosta studies the effect of genetics, pharmacology and endoscopic devices on food intake regulation.
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