|What do the experts recommend for the office-based management of obesity? Here we present the "big-picture" context, and a framework to help you structure your approach to this challenging condition.
Simple yet valuable advice on how to bring up the subject - one conversation with their doctor can increase the number of committed patients by 40 percent!
Comprehensive, evidence-based obesity treatment guidelines prepared by the NIH - NHLBI. Although developed in 1998, these remain the cornerstone of management for many practitioners.
Short, practical version of the clinical guidelines.
Another framework for addressing the problem of obesity.
Authoritative advice for people two years and older about how good dietary habits can promote health and reduce risk for major chronic diseases
Additional advice and links on medical obesity management:
Medical care of obese patients
Medications for weight loss
Very low calorie diets for weight loss