DHEA for weight loss

People are being tempted to try DHEA for weight loss.

A new JAMA study suggests that DHEA (dehydroepiandrosterone) reduces abdominal fat and increases insulin sensitivity.

DHEA is produced in the adrenal glands. It's metabolized to testosterone and estrogen which help regulate fat accumulation.

Get concise advice on drug therapy, plus unlimited access to CE

Pharmacist's Letter includes:

  • 12 issues every year, with brief articles about new meds and hot topics
  • 300+ CE courses, including the popular CE-in-the-Letter
  • Quick reference drug comparison charts
  • Access to the entire archive

Already a subscriber? Log in

Volume pricing available. Get a quote