[Conservative obesity treatment - when and how?].

  title={[Conservative obesity treatment - when and how?].},
  author={Matthias Bl{\"u}her},
  journal={Deutsche medizinische Wochenschrift},
  volume={140 1},
With a prevalence of 24 %, obesity is a frequent disease in the general population in Germany. Obesity requires an effective prevention and treatment, mainly because it significantly increases the risk of developing type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular, orthopaedic, psychologic and other disorders. The indication for the treatment of obesity is based on BMI and body fat distribution, but also includes considerations based on comorbidities. Main treatment goals include body weight reduction and… CONTINUE READING
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