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Obesity: the harsh reality and new solutions

Publication date: Wednesday, 03 December 2014
Contributor(s): Professor Anthony R Leeds

Practice nurses are in the frontline of the fight against obesity, yet they face a moving target. Around 10 years ago, the 'centre ground' of the battle comprised patients with around 10 kg to lose; today, it is 20 kg. This has profound implications for weight management and a range of related conditions, but recent research is highlighting new solutions for this group of patients.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 11, Number 3, Oct-Nov-Dec 2014
Print edition page(s): 133-134
Contributor(s): Professor Anthony R Leeds

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