Obesity is one of the most pervasive and costly public health problems. Clinicians need effective tools to address weight management in primary care, including evaluation and communication methods, guideline-based weight management interventions and safe and effective weight loss medications and surgery. The objective of this Grand Rounds presentation is to provide practicing clinicians with the latest information regarding effective ways to care for and communicate with patients about weight loss; evidence-based guidelines for selecting weight management therapies and safety, efficacy and adverse effects of weight loss medications and surgery.
- Patient-centered communication
- Primary care
- Weight loss drugs
- Weight loss surgery
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