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Despite the high prevalence of obesity among Americans, few health professionals receive adequate training
ObesityWeek, the largest obesity conference in the world, took place this month. What were the takeaways? Most prominently, it is time for us to tackle childhood obesity, specifically severe childhood obesity.
With the holiday season quickly approaching, it is appropriate for patients, practitioners and other stakeholders to avoid holiday weight gain. This time of year, stretching from Thanksgiving to New Year’s, and sometimes expanded to include Halloween, includes indulgence in food and drink beyond recommendations for a balanced diet.