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doi: 10.1097/01.NPR.0000434093.41971.e4
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Guiding patients to safe weight loss

Fruh, Sharon M. PhD, FNP-BC; Mulekar, Madhuri S. PhD; Dierking, Jennifer

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Abstract: Many patients have questions about diets, and those adhering to specific diets need patient-tailored monitoring. Nurse practitioners are often called upon to advise, prescribe, and monitor specific weight-reduction and weight-control diets. This article provides guidelines for safe weight reduction and a review of some popular diets.

© 2013 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins


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