• Multidisciplinary care: A team-centered, patient-focused approach to obesity management

    7 days ago - By Healio

    Obesity is a complex disease with multifactorial etiology. Multidisciplinary care is an optimal way to support patients with short-term success, long-term weight loss maintenance, and the prevention of obesity-related complications.
    In the United States, 41.9% of the population is affected by obesity. With a wide range of associated physical and mental complications like diabetes, hypertension, depression and anxiety, obesity must be treated by an interdisciplinary team working together to create a comprehensive, patient-focused plan.
    A multidisciplinary approach involves a team of health care
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