Successful Weight Loss

Innus, Cara M.
May 2008
Clinician Reviews;May2008, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p18
Academic Journal
The article suggests an activity geared toward achieving a successful weight loss. The activity, which lasts for one hour, aims to prepare practitioners in developing a treatment plan that is individualized for each patient's health, ethnicity and diet. According to the article, implementing such a treatment plan can improve the patient's health and reduce comorbidities.


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