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Obesity Publications

Pharmacological Management of Obesity: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline
Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism, January 2015

An Automated Internet Behavioral Weight Loss Program by Physician Referral: A Randomized, Controlled Trial
Diabetes Care, November 2014

A randomized controlled trial comparing scalable weight loss treatments in primary care
Obesity, October 2014

Long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery
JAMA Surgery, October, 2014

Body mass index and all-cause mortality in a large prospective cohort of white and black U.S. adults
PLOS ONE, October 2014

Assessment and lifestyle management of patients with obesity: Clinical recommendations from systematic reviews
JAMA, September 2014

Trends in mean waist circumference and abdominal obesity among US adults, 1999-2012
JAMA, September 2014

Comparison of weight loss among named diet programs in overweight and obese adults: A meta-analysis
JAMA, September 2014

New obesity guidelines: Promise and potential
JAMA, January, 2014


Collections and Reports

Collection of obesity articles
JAMA, 1998 - Current

Obesity Collection
American Family Physicians, updated frequently

Obesity 2015 Series
The Lancet, 2015

Obesity Issue
JAMA, September 2012    

Accelerating Progress in Obesity Prevention (report)
Institute of Medicine, May 2012

Alliances for Obesity Prevention: Finding Common Ground (report)
Institute of Medicine, May 2012

The Role of Obesity (report)
Institute of Medicine, April 2012    

Measuring Progress in Obesity Prevention (report)
Institute of Medicine, February 2012


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