Synopsis of the 2006 Canadian clinical practice guidelines on the management and prevention of obesity in adults and children

Lau, David C. W.
April 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;4/10/2007, Vol. 176 Issue 8, p1103
Academic Journal
The author presents a summary of the 2006 Canadian clinical practice guidelines on the management and prevention of obesity in adults and children. It suggests that a rigorous, evidence-based approach was used to develop recommendations to guide practitioners to tackle obesity issues. The objectives, the beneficiaries, and the recommendations of the guidelines are outlined.


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