The inspiration for this successful weight loss agent came from Peter Vash, M.D., M.P.H., a 30-year board certified internist, endocrinologist, obesity medicine and weight loss expert who wanted to develop a new tool to combat the ever-growing overweight epidemic and help patients lose and maintain a healthy weight.
Peter D. Vash, M.D., M.P.H. is the Past President of the American Society of Bariatric Physicians, and has also served on the board of The Obesity Society. Dr. Vash, who trained at the UCLA School of Medicine as an intern, resident, and fellow in endocrinology, was a Robert Wood Johnson Clinical Scholar has a private practice working with overweight and obese patients, overweight patients with type 2 diabetes and those with eating disorders. He has lectured extensively, nationally and internationally, on the treatment and medical management of overweight and obese patients.