Trimming the fat

Berliner, Neil
October 2008
Pharmaceutical Representative;Oct2008, Vol. 38 Issue 10, p30
The article focuses on excess weight/obesity as the most common problem faced by physicians in the U.S. Obesity is defined as an abnormal high proportion of body fat, while overweight is an excess of body weight compared to a set standard. It notes that overweight and obese individuals are prawn to many diseases and health conditions including hypertension and osteoarthritis. Meanwhile, one method used to determine whether someone is overweight or obese includes the body mass index.


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