Overweight: The Overlooked Risk Factor

Robert F. Kushner, Craig Primack

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At the conclusion of this activity, the family physician should be able to: Describe the epidemiology of overweight and obesity in the United States. Describe the disease burden associated with being overweight (body mass index 25-30 kg/m2) and how to broach the topic of weight management with patients. Differentiate the safety and efficacy of 2 nonprocedural device treatments for people with overweight.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)S51-S56
JournalThe Journal of family practice
Issue number7
StatePublished - Sep 1 2020

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Family Practice

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