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The Medical Management of Obesity
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James L. Early, MD

Mar 19, 2014

The Medical Management of Obesity

 

      

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      Take-Away Points of the Presentation

      1. The treatment of obesity is a critical component of the prevention and treatment of chronic illnesses including diabetes, hypertension and arthritis.

      2. There are basic principles that underlie successful treatment of obesity. Those principles include the achievement of an enhanced level of physical activity, increased consumption of fruits and vegetables and the successful integration of meal replacements in the diet.

      3. The long-term maintenance of significant weight loss is an achievable goal utilizing a combination of frequent behavioral reinforcement and balanced nutrition.

          
         

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