Obesity: Assessment and Management in Primary Care
- How to manage childhood obesity in primary care. // Pulse;10/14/2002, Vol. 62 Issue 39, p40
Focuses on management of childhood obesity in primary care. Need to decrease physical inactivity; Emphasis on balance diet in favor of healthy options; Aim for weight maintenance.
- LOSS PROVES SUCCESSFUL. // SportEX Health (14718154);Apr2010, Issue 24, p6
The article reports on the findings of the Louisiana Obese Subjects Study stating that an intensive medical intervention delivered through primary care can be effective in preventing and treating obesity.
- Understanding the Complex Journey to Obesity in Early Adulthood. Whitaker, Robert C. // Annals of Internal Medicine;6/18/2002, Vol. 136 Issue 12, p923
Examines the impact of obesity on physical and emotional health in early adulthood in the U.S. Imbalance of energy intake; Association of obesity with age; Importance of primary care in preventing weight gain.
- Lack of school nurses hampers obesity battle. // Paediatric Nursing;Feb2007, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p5
The article reports that the Amicus/Community Practitioners' and Health Visitors' Association has pointed out that lack of school nurses will hamper the campaign against obesity despite implementation of new national guidelines for tackling overweight in Great Britain. Ros Godson, the group's...
- GPs given guidance on obesity management. Hartley, Jo // GP: General Practitioner;1/28/2002, p8
Reports on the launch of draft guidelines by the National Obesity Forum for general practitioners on managing obesity in primary care in England. Statement on the definition of obesity; Recommendation of the process involved in the treatment; Suggestion to the Department of Health.
- Tackling obesity in primary care. Sylvester, Julie // Primary Health Care;Oct2002, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p5
Analyzes the growth of obesity problem in Great Britain. Influence of obesity on the development of chronic illnesses; Causes of obesity; Information on the efforts of the government to solve the problem of obesity; Implications for primary care practice.
- Effectiveness of Primary Care-Relevant Treatments for Obesity in Adults. Kuller, Lewis H.; Moses, Alan C.; Handelsman, Yehuda; Einhorn, Daniel; LeBlanc, Erin S.; O'Connor, Elizabeth // Annals of Internal Medicine;2/7/2012, Vol. 156 Issue 3, p248
A letter to the editor is presented in response to the article "Effectiveness of Primary Care-Relevant Treatments for Obesity in Adults " published in the issue of February 7, 2012.
- Effectiveness of Primary Care-Relevant Treatments for Obesity in Adults: A Systematic Evidence Review for the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. LeBlanc, Erin S.; O'Connor, Elizabeth; Whitlock, Evelyn P.; Patnode, Carrie D.; Kapka, Tanya // Annals of Internal Medicine;10/4/2011, Vol. 155 Issue 7, p434
Background: Overweight and obesity in adults are common and adversely affect health. Purpose: To summarize effectiveness and harms of primary care- relevant weight-loss interventions for overweight and obese adults. Data Sources: MEDLINE, Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, and...
- Obesity training 'has no impact'. Polak, Monika // GP: General Practitioner;11/10/2003, p2
Patients treated by primary care teams trained in obesity management do not lose more weight, a research has found. Patients who had participated in weight-management programs at practices where staff had been trained were one kg heavier on an average after one year than those who had received...