Mechanisms, Pathophysiology, and Management of Obesity

  title={Mechanisms, Pathophysiology, and Management of Obesity},
  author={S. Heymsfield and T. Wadden},
  journal={The New England Journal of Medicine},
  • S. Heymsfield, T. Wadden
  • Published 2017
  • Medicine
  • The New England Journal of Medicine
  • Obesity is prevalent in the U.S. population and contributes significantly to morbidity and mortality. Treatments include behavioral therapy, pharmacotherapy, and bariatric surgery. Some sequelae of obesity are reversed with weight loss. Maintaining weight loss is a challenge. 
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