The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight
Publisher: National Academies Press 2017
Number of pages: 117
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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