• Obesity

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    #492: Obesity
    May 2020

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    In This Edition

    • Summarize the factors that contribute to the high prevalence of obesity in the United States.
    • Summarize the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommendations for adults and children with obesity.
    • Describe the behavior interventions recommended to achieve weight loss, noting dieting concerns for children.
    • List behavior strategies that can be helpful for patients in losing weight and main­taining weight loss.
    • Describe the indications for adjunctive pharmacotherapy.
    • List the drugs available for obesity management in adults and children and describe their most common adverse effects.
    • Cite the indications for and discuss the role of bariatric surgery.
    • Describe the three main bariatric surgeries and the common postsurgical complications.
       

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