Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
by National Institutes of Health
Publisher: International Medical Publishing, Inc 2003
Number of pages: 228
These clinical guidelines are for the health care practitioner to understand the importance of weight management and also to provide them with thte tools to assess and treat their patients more effectively. Equally important, the guidelines lead to a greater public understanding of obesity and a greater apprecation for the persistent efforts of millions of people to lose weight.
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