Canadian guidelines for body weight classification in adults: application in clinical practice to screen for overweight and obesity and to assess disease risk

Douketis, James D.; Paradis, Gilles; Keller, Heather; Martineau, Chantal
April 2005
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/12/2005, Vol. 172 Issue 8, p995
Academic Journal
Outlines how the Canadian Guidelines for Body Weight Classification in Adults can be applied to adult men and women between the ages of 18 and 65. Ways on how screening for overweight and obesity may change patient care; Methods for screening overweight and obesity; Some practical considerations when it comes to screening.


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