The obesity epidemic: scope of the problem and management strategies.

Abstract

As the obesity epidemic increases, primary care clinicians are encountering obesity and health problems associated with obesity more frequently than ever before. In 2007, 41% of women were classified as obese, with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher. Non-Hispanic blacks and Hispanics are more likely to be obese than white, non-Hispanics. A wide… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.jmwh.2010.05.001

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@article{Graves2010TheOE, title={The obesity epidemic: scope of the problem and management strategies.}, author={Barbara W Graves}, journal={Journal of midwifery & women's health}, year={2010}, volume={55 6}, pages={568-78} }