Obesity Treatment in Primary Care
Why is weight management important for primary care clinics?
On any given day, over 70% of patients who present to a primary care clinic have obesity or are overweight. This module will focus on the evidence-based guidelines for obesity treatment and specific ways clinics can implement weight management strategies to care for their patients with obesity.
- Describe the evidence-based guidelines for obesity treatment.
- Describe methods for implementing weight management strategies into clinic workflow.
- Discuss patient-centered techniques for discussing weight management with patients.