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The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight

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The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight

Publisher: National Academies Press
ISBN-13: 9780309463706
Number of pages: 117

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The discussions covered treatments for obesity, overweight, and severe obesity in adults and children; emerging treatment opportunities; the development of a workforce for obesity treatments; payment and policy considerations; and promising paths to move forward.

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