New obesity guidelines promise and potential
from Journal of the American Medical Association (login required)
Obesity is a major contributor to many chronic diseases and, because more than 1 in 3 US adults are obese, a public health challenge. The goal of new obesity guidelines is to help primary care clinicians manage obesity more effectively. Obesity 2 (published as "2013 ACCF/AHA/TOS Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults") has been long awaited.
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