Health Coaching Integration Into Primary Care for the Treatment of Obesity

@inproceedings{Sherman2013HealthCI,
  title={Health Coaching Integration Into Primary Care for the Treatment of Obesity},
  author={Ryan Sherman and Ben Crocker and Diana L. Dill and David Phillip Judge},
  booktitle={Global advances in health and medicine},
  year={2013}
}
Obesity (and its related comorbidities) is one of the fastest-growing health concerns facing the United States and shows no sign of abating.(1) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention calculated that nearly 36% of American adults were obese in 2010 and estimates that this number will reach 44% by 2018. The current standard of care for the management of patients with obesity in primary care is often a general recommendation by the physician to lose weight through improved nutrition and… CONTINUE READING

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