I think it actually makes sense since these days obesity is often the first visible symptom/sign of metabolic disease or Syndrome X. It's just unfortunate that they are clueless as to offering a reasonable treatment that actually works. It'll just be more of the same-old-same-old with possibly the ability to get insurance to pay for drugs more frequently.
Female, 5'3", 49, Starting weight: 163lbs. Current weight: 135 (more or less).
Starting squat: 45lbs. Highest squat: 167.5 x 2. Current Deadlift: 195 x 3