Weight Management Strategies and Interventions Quiz

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Which intervention is considered the most powerful and effective for the treatment of obesity?

Bariatric surgery

What is the primary goal of weight management?

To prevent weight-related complications

What percentage of weight loss is considered successful in weight management?

5% to 10%

How many phases were set for the treatment and prevention of obesity?

3 phases

What is the cornerstone of weight management?

Comprehensive lifestyle intervention

What is the recommended BMI threshold for considering bariatric surgery?

BMI ≥ 40

What is the daily energy deficit provided by a lower calorie diet (LCD)?

500-750 kcal

What is the recommended daily calorie intake for women on a lower calorie diet (LCD)?

1200-1500 kcal/day

What is the recommended daily calorie intake for men on a lower calorie diet (LCD)?

1500-1800 kcal/day

When is pharmacologic therapy recommended for weight loss?

When all other interventions have failed

Which drug is a lipase inhibitor that induces weight loss by lowering dietary fat absorption?


Which drug acts as an appetite suppressant and increases energy expenditure by stimulating the hypothalamus to release norepinephrine?


Which drug combination reduces cravings by acting as an opioid antagonist and dopamine and norepinephrine reuptake inhibitor?

Naltrexone and Bupropion

Which drug activates GLP-1 receptors in the brain, regulating appetite and caloric intake?


Which drug combination enhances POMC cell production and release of alpha MSH and Beta endorphin, and suppresses appetite?

Bupropion and Liraglutide

Which drug has side effects including soft stools, abdominal pain, flatulence, and fecal urgency and/or incontinence?


Which drug combination is contraindicated in patients with uncontrolled hypertension and seizure disorder/history?

Naltrexone and Bupropion

Which drug has a contraindication in patients with a personal or family history of medullary thyroid carcinoma?


Which drug combination has a contraindication in patients with a history of bulimia and anorexia?

Naltrexone and Bupropion

Which drug has adverse effects including nausea, diarrhea, constipation, vomiting, and abdominal pain?


Test your knowledge on weight management strategies and interventions with this comprehensive quiz. From reduced calorie intake to bariatric surgery, this quiz covers various approaches to help achieve weight loss goals and improve overall health. See how much you know about the recommended interventions outlined by AACE and ACE.

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