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AACE unveils new clinical practice guideline for obesity management

AACE unveils new clinical practice guideline for obesity management
May 25, 2016

ORLANDO, Fla. — A patient-centric approach to obesity management that individualizes treatment and focuses on overall health — not just weight loss — can optimize outcomes and improve safety, according to a new clinical practice guideline released by the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists.

The evidence-based guideline, developed by the AACE Obesity Scientific Committee, encompasses screening, diagnosis, staging, therapeutic decisions, endpoints and goals of therapy related to obesity management.

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