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.
Table of Contents
|2 Treatment of Obesity and Overweight in Adults||7-16|
|3 Treatment of Obesity and Overweight in Children and Adolescents||17-22|
|4 Treating Severe Obesity in Adults||23-30|
|5 Treating Severe Obesity in Adolescents and Children||31-38|
|6 Emerging Opportunities||39-46|
|7 Workforce and Training||47-56|
|8 Payment Considerations||57-64|
|9 Policy Considerations||65-72|
|10 Involving Communities and Individuals||73-76|
|Appendix A: Workshop Agenda||83-86|
|Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations||87-88|
|Appendix C: Speaker and Facilitator Biographies||89-102|
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