Weight control practices of severely obese patients who are not seeking bariatric surgery.

Abstract

OBJECTIVE We sought to better understand why so few severely obese patients undergo bariatric surgery in the United States. DESIGN AND METHODS We conducted a telephone survey to assess the weight control practices of severely obese patients who were not actively seeking bariatric surgery in Group Health, a health system in Washington State. RESULTS… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/oby.20488

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