Recommendations Unveiled for Obesity Screening & Management

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The United States Preventive Services Task Force has release a recommendation statement on screening for obesity and managing the condition in adults. Available for free at, the statement recommends that all adults be screened for obesity. It provides information on the benefits and harms of screening and primary care-feasible or referable non-surgical weight-loss interventions.

Abstract: Annals of Internal Medicine, September 4, 2012.

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