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Obesity Publications

What's next now that the AMA has declared obesity as a disease?
July 2013,   

Screening for and management of obesity in adults: Recommendation and report
June 2012, U.S. Preventive Services

Natural “exercise” hormone transforms fat cells
June 2012, HEALTHbeat

Reducing pressure on children to eat may help prevent obesity
September 2012, Journal of Developmental & Behavioral Pediatrics

The next generation of obesity research: No time to waste
September 2012, JAMA    

The Journal of the American Medical Association's Obesity Issue
September 2012

Various obesity articles

The obesity paradox: Does it matter?
January 2013, Medscape                           

New formula to assess obesity and risk for premature death
July 2012, Medscap

Improved 1-year weight loss seen with self-monitoring strategies
August 2012, Medscape

Both BMI and waist circumference are associated with coronary vasoreactivity in overweight and obese men
October 2012, PubMed

Implementation of a low-budget, lifestyle-improvement method in an ordinary primary healthcare setting: a stepwise intervention study
August 2012, PubMed

Dynapenic abdominal obesity and metabolic risk factors in adults 50 years of age and older
August 2012, PubMed


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February 23, 2012

April 3, 2012

May 8, 2012

May 11, 2012

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