Taking back control: the fight against obesity

July 2011
Clinical Advisor;Jul2011, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p47
The article focuses on the diagnosis and treatment trends of obesity in the U.S. According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 32.2% of men and 35.5% of women in the U.S. are obese. It mentions that the reason for the increasing rate of obesity is caused by poor diet and lack of exercise. It is suggested to have control in eating and regular exercise to avoid the dangers of obesity. It tackles optimal dietary strategy, pharmacologic interventions, and bariatric surgery.


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