Obesity and the primary care physician

Robert F. Kushner, Louis J. Aronne

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2 Scopus citations


The low rates of identification and treatment of obesity are thought to be due to multiple factors including lack of reimbursement, limited time during office visits, lack of training in counseling, competing demands, or low confidence in ability to treat and change patient behaviors (28-31).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationHandbook of Obesity
Subtitle of host publicationClinical Applications, Third Edition
PublisherCRC Press
Number of pages14
ISBN (Electronic)9781420051452
ISBN (Print)9781420051445
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Medicine


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