TITLE

Obesity--time to wake up

AUTHOR(S)
Haslam, David; Sattar, Naveed; Lean, Mike
PUB. DATE
September 2006
SOURCE
BMJ: British Medical Journal (International Edition);9/23/2006, Vol. 333 Issue 7569, p640
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on the urgent necessity to treat the epidemic of obesity in Great Britain. Obesity is defined and options for treating obesity given. Health consequences and economic costs of obesity are mentioned. Benefits of obesity management are pointed out. Waist circumference as an obesity measurement is discussed as are strategies for early treatment and prevention.
ACCESSION #
22538515

 

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