TITLE

Fighting fat: who slims wins

AUTHOR(S)
Hudson, Alison
PUB. DATE
April 2004
SOURCE
Primary Health Care;Apr2004, Vol. 14 Issue 3, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes how the Counterweight program, a multi-center obesity initiative in Great Britain, helped cut obesity levels in the author's primary care practice. Direct cost of obesity to the National Health Service (NHS) in England in 1998; Support given to primary care's work with overweight patients; Structured approach used for the prescribed eating plan; Weight loss maintained by patients who completed the program.
ACCESSION #
12802815

 

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