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The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief

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The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight

Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief (2017)
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The Roundtable on Obesity Solutions of the Health and Medicine Division of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in Washington, DC, on April 6, 2017, titled “The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight: A Workshop.” The workshop participants covered treatments for obesity, overweight, and severe obesity in adults and children; emerging treatment opportunities; the development of a workforce for obesity treatments; payment and policy considerations; and promising ways to move forward. This publication briefly summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.

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National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight: Proceedings of a Workshop—in Brief. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24830.

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6 pages | 8.5 x 11
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/24830
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