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  1. Arti says:

    a few evidence-based, commercial weight-loss programs may also be helpful. Many patients may benefit from a referral to a registered dietitian or structured weight-loss program. Help patients understand the stages of change and how the stages relate to making lifestyle changes, which include weight loss, that may improve health. Partner with your patients to develop a plan tailored to their individual needs and readiness for change. Adults with a BMI =30 kg/m2 or =27 kg/m2 with weight-related health problems which include type 2 diabetes or high blood pressure might benefit from weight-loss medications. Bariatric surgery may be the next step for patients who continue to have severe obesity after trying lifestyle changes to lose weight‚ especially if they have one or more comorbid conditions linked to obesity. Bariatric surgery may be the next step for patients who continue to have sev

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