Impact of social media on the Use of Weight Loss Medications
Author(s): Hani S. Shalabi* Introduction: The prevalence of obesity is increasing worldwide, presenting a significant public health concern. Weight loss medications can assist individuals in managing obesity, especially those who struggle to lose weight through lifestyle changes alone. However, the use of social media for health information purposes is also on the rise, presenting both opportunities and challenges. This study aimed to explore the impact of social media on the use of weight loss medications in Saudi Arabia. Methods: A cross-sectional survey was conducted among social media users aged 18 years and older. The survey collected data on demographic characteristics, social media usage for weight loss, attitudes towards weight loss medications, and personal experiences with these medications. Results: .. Read More» DOI: 10.54931/AJDM-31.3.2.
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