High-Calorie Diet Tied to Ca Risk for Some Women
Authors of a new study were surprised to find that this relationship was exclusive to women of normal weight.
Medicare Ups Provider Incentive for Prediabetes Intervention
Providers may now be paid up to $785 (increased from $450) for each patient who loses 5% of their body weight.
Adding Pounds in Adulthood Ups Major Health Risks
Study: each gain of 5 kg was linked to a 17% drop in odds of healthy aging. A powerful message for young patients.
Post-Test on Obesity in Primary Care
Take this brief quiz to see what you’ve learned about the challenges and opportunities of obesity management.
Obesity in Primary Care: Referrals and Surgery
Following are answers to the questions primary care physicians most often ask.
Obesity in Primary Care: Treatment
As with any other chronic disease, a detailed medical history is important. Individualized interventions recommended.
Obesity in Primary Care: The Comorbidities
Often efforts are made in treating the consequences more than the primary cause.
Obesity in Primary Care: Making the Diagnosis
Here are answers to the questions primary care physicians most often ask about patient evaluation.
Obesity in Primary Care: 12 Big Questions
The answers in this Patient Care Special Report offer easy steps PCPs can take for more efficient and effective treatment.
Research Weighs in on Obesity: 8 New Studies
Findings on fasting, mindful eating, and the flaw in BMI as a measure of body fat are summarized in this 8-slide briefing.