Photo by Hemera. The prevalence of clinically severe obesity, defined as a BMI greater than 40 kg/m. ... adult population versus 3.9%, according to a 2013 report in the International Journal of Obesity.
Reimbursement for obesity counseling: So what? Medicare recently announced new regulations that authorize reimbursement for obesity management counseling by physicians. ... While good quality counseling may help with weight management, we should not get
Health care providers can and should take a bigger role in obesity and lifestyle counseling, according to a slew of 4 cardiovascular guidelines released Tuesday. ... Ryan, MD, FACP, co-chair of the writing committee on the obesity guidelines and
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