Excess Weight and Obesity: Part 1

Pelino, Carlo J.; Pizzimenti, Joseph J.
May 2011
Review of Optometry;5/15/2011, Vol. 148 Issue 5, p101
Trade Publication
The article discusses the significant role played by optometrists and clinicians in addressing the rising number of people living with excess weight and obesity in the U.S. It points out that effective obesity management should be based on a partnership between a committed health professional team and highly motivated patient. It also suggests that obesity medical management programs should put emphasis on treatment and education to be effective.


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