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Encouraging patients to talk about their goals rather than their obstacles can lead to long-term change.
MyFitnessPal allows users to track calories, monitor progress toward weight-management goals, and gain support from an online community.
The article explores how primary care practices can better meet the needs of obese patients. It deals with such issues as designing and equipping the medical office to accommodate obese patients, overcoming negative attitudes towards those with obesity and fostering appropriate knowledge of this chronic condition.