TITLE

Weight management

AUTHOR(S)
Lean, M. E. J.
PUB. DATE
July 1999
SOURCE
Caribbean Health;Jul1999, Vol. 2 Issue 2, p23
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses weight management. Obesity is associated with a range of clinical problems. It is claimed obesity is a disease which is costing a taxpayer almost the same amount as diabetes, epilepsy and major cancers. Genetic contribution to fat distribution is more like even greater than to obesity, but lifestyle factors still contribute. Evidence-based guidelines are said to be consistent in the view that older drugs were addictive and inadequately researched.
ACCESSION #
36320980

 

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