TITLE

Adult obesity management: who, when and how to treat

AUTHOR(S)
Srikugan, L.; Loganayagam, A.
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Update;Aug2007, Vol. 75 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on adult obesity management, and assessment and treatment of overweight patients. Obesity management involves exploring the patients' own ideas about their weight and possible consequences. Drugs licensed for use by NICE Co. in helping weight loss can be considered in patients with Body Mass Index (BMI) >30kg/m2 (or patients with comorbidities and BMI >25kg/m2) and if they have achieved <10% weight loss with 3 months of lifestyle changes.
ACCESSION #
31419669

 

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