A New Genetic Test Could Determine Which Weight Loss Drug

Will Actually Work For You

July 19, 2023

Phenomix Sciences recently announced the launch of its second obesity phenotyping test - Hungry Brain.  This complements the Hungry Gut test launched earlier this spring addressing the gut-brain axis.  Both tests address an individual's perception of hunger and fullness.  

Recently featured in TIME magazine obesity specialists were interviewed about how the Hungry Gut and Hungry Brain test will change obesity care. Dr. Maria Daniela Hurtado of Mayo Clinic Jacksonville said "Any strategy to see obesity as a chronic condition, and not a patient characteristic, helps to individualize obesity treatment and allows me to tell patients that it’s not their fault. So from a clinical perspective, it’s very, very relevant.” 

Read the TIME article here.