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New Survey Reveals that Communication Breakdown Between Physicians and Patients Hinders Weight Loss Efforts
Date:11/13/2013

g 501 board-certified physicians in family practice/internal medicine (n=301), endocrinology (n=100) or cardiology (n=100). The physician study was conducted using GfK's Healthcare panel. To qualify, physicians had to spend less than 50 percent of their time treating patients in hospitals and be practicing in their specialty between three to 35 years. The physician study was co-sponsored by the Obesity Society. Interviews took place between June 10 and June 21, 2013.

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At Eisai Inc., human health care is our goal. We give our first thoughts to patients and their families, and helping to increase the benefits health care provides.  As the U.S. pharmaceutical subsidiary of Tokyo-based Eisai Co., Ltd., we have a passionate commitment to patient care that is the driving force behind our efforts to help address unmet medical needs.  We are a fully integrated pharmaceutical business with discovery, clinical, manufacturing and marketing capabilities.  Our key areas of commercial focus include oncology and specialty care (Alzheimer's disease, epilepsy and metabolic disorders).  To learn more about Eisai Inc., please visit us at www.eisai.com/US.

Eisai has affiliates that are part of a global product creation organization that includes R&D facilities in Massachusetts, New Jersey, North Carolina and Pennsylvania, as well as a global demand chain organization that includes manufacturing facilities in Maryland and North Carolina.  Eisai's global areas of R&D focus include neuroscience; oncology; metabolic disorders; vascular, inflammatory and immunological reaction: and antibody-based programs.

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