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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." 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. doi: 10.17226/24855.
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Acronyms and Abbreviations

ACA

Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

ACC

American College of Cardiology

ACTION

Awareness, Care and Treatment In Obesity Management Study

AHA

American Heart Association

AMA

American Medical Association

AND

Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics

BMI

body mass index

BRAIN Initiative

Brain Research through Advancing Innovative Neurotechnologies® Initiative

CDC

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CHIP

Children’s Health Insurance Program

CMS

Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services

CSOWM

Certified Specialist in Obesity and Weight Management

DASH

Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension

DSE

Diabetes Support and Education

EPA

entrustable professional activity

EPSDT

Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment

ER

extended release

FDA

Food and Drug Administration

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." 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. doi: 10.17226/24855.
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GLP-1 receptor

glucagon-like peptide 1 receptor

HDL

high-density lipoprotein

HPQ

Health Performance Questionnaire

ILI

intensive lifestyle intervention

LABS

Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery

LDL

low-density lipoprotein

Look AHEAD

Look Action for Health in Diabetes

MC4 receptor

melanocortin 4 receptor

MEND

Mind, Exercise, Nutrition, Do It!

NHANES

National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey

NIH

National Institutes of Health

SGLT2 receptor

sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 receptor

SNAC

sodium N-[8-(2-hydroxybenzoyl)amino]caprylate

SSRI

selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor

TOS

The Obesity Society

USMLE

United States Medical Licensing Examination

USPSTF

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force

WIC

Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants, and Children

YMCA

Young Men’s Christian Association

Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." 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. doi: 10.17226/24855.
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Suggested Citation:"Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations." 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. doi: 10.17226/24855.
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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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