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USPSTF draft recommendation: Refer, offer patients with obesity to behavioral weight loss interventions

USPSTF draft recommendation: Refer, offer patients with obesity to behavioral weight loss interventions
February 20, 2018

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Weight loss similar with healthy low-fat, low-carbohydrate diets

February 20, 2018
Weight loss over 12 months was substantially the same between adults assigned to a healthy low-fat diet or a healthy low-carbohydrate diet, according to findings…
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Exercise can benefit metabolic health in obesity

February 19, 2018
Adults with mild to severe obesity can obtain metabolic health benefits with physical activity and healthy fitness behaviors while remaining obese, study data show. …
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CDC: ‘Complex’ relationship between childhood obesity and parental income, education level

February 19, 2018
The prevalence of childhood obesity in the United States decreased with increasing level of parental education in 2011-2014; however, the association between obesity in…
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Ace the Case: A 57-Year-Old Woman who has Gained and Lost Weight

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This “Ace the Case” study will discuss the discuss the management of obesity in a 57-year old woman. Accurately assess…
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VIDEO: Endoscopic bariatric therapies help GIs actively manage obesity

May 9, 2017
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The incidence of obesity has increased dramatically over the past 20 years and is considered to be an epidemic in the…
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