Care of the Patient with Obesity

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Currently, there are relatively few therapeutic options that can be widely promulgated for long-term sustained weight loss, while at the same time, the rates of obesity are projected to escalate further [1-4]. These challenges make weight loss difficult for the patient with obesity. Three key points of care of the patient with obesity that the primary care provider should be aware of are:.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationFamily Medicine
Subtitle of host publicationPrinciples and Practice: Eighth Edition
PublisherSpringer International Publishing
Number of pages8
ISBN (Electronic)9783030544416
ISBN (Print)9783030544409
StatePublished - Jan 1 2022

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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