Doctors Should Send Obese Patients To Diet Counseling, Panel Says. But Many Don’t

If patients are obese, their physicians should refer them to behavior-based weight loss programs or offer their own, a national panel of experts says. Yet many doctors aren

Behavior-based weight-loss programs that focus on diet and exercise can work for obese patients, a national panel of experts says. But many doctors aren’t having the necessary conversations.

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