• Diagnosis, discussion and direction key to ‘effective' obesity care

    1 month ago - By Healio

    The “3D approach” - formally diagnosing patients with obesity, initiating weight discussions and offering guidance and direction - helps facilitate “effective obesity care,” researchers wrote.
    According to a 2019 New England of Journal Medicine study, 48.9% of adults in the United States will have obesity by 2030. Outside the U.S., a speaker at the 2020 European Congress on Obesity annual meeting said global diabetes prevalence will reach 11.7% by 2045 and 13.3% by 2100 if the current obesity rate increases linearly.
    Assim A. AlfaddaMD, of the Obesity
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