More therapy options for obesity needed

Leeds, Tony
February 2013
Practice Nursing;Feb2013, Vol. 24 Issue 2, p68
Academic Journal
The article discusses a need for wider range of evidence-based, cost-effective and safe interventions for weight loss and weight loss maintenance for patients with severe medical conditions. It states that Counterweight Plus is the only program available apart from surgery and conventional dieting to fill the weight-loss needs of the majority of obese population. The article mentions that practice nurses are trained on nutrition and dieting and can offer weight-loss advice to patients.


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