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The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight: Proceedings of a Workshop

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The Roundtable on Obesity Solutions 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 discussions 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 paths to move forward. This publication 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. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24855.

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116 pages | 6 x 9
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  • Paperback: 978-0-309-46370-6
  • Ebook: 978-0-309-46373-7
DOI: https://doi.org/10.17226/24855
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