Why You Should Outsource Your Weight Loss Treatment

Scherger, Joseph E.
September 2011
Internal Medicine Alert;9/29/2011, Vol. 33 Issue 18, p139
An abstract of the article "Primary care referral to a commercial provider for weight loss treatment versus standard care: A randomised controlled trial," by S. A. Jebb and colleagues is presented.


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