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Nurse Practitioner:
doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000403291.15266.d6

Contemporary approaches to adult Obesity treatment

Meires, Jan EdD, ARNP; Christie, Catherine PhD, RD, LD/N, FADA

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Adult obesity is a common health problem associated with significant adverse health outcomes. Evidence-based guidelines support intensive nutrition and behavioral counseling and moderate physical exercise. Pharmacotherapy agents are available for long-term use to enhance weight loss efforts for some patients.

© 2011 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.


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