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Health Professional's Guide to Treatment of Overweight and Obesity

Weight Management Dietetic Practice Group; Editors: Hollie A. Raynor, PhD, RD, LDN; Linda M. Gigliotti, MS, RDN, CDCES, CSOWM, FAND

This all-inclusive resource addresses the multifaceted treatment of overweight and obesity in adults, including the physical, behavioral, psychological and nutritional factors involved. Written and reviewed by a team of renowned medical, nutrition and behavioral health experts, this book is intended for novice to expert practitioners.

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"By addressing a broad range of topics, from the physiological aspects of body weight regulation to the impact of health care systems and policies on access to care, this comprehensive resource endeavors to foster a holistic perspective on patient care that emphasizes the role of myriad systems that must be considered in the patient journey."
Jamy D. Ard, MD, FTOS, Professor and Vice Dean for Clinical Research, Wake Forest School of Medicine, Co-Director, Weight Management Center, Advocate Health Wake Forest Baptist

This comprehensive resource is a must-have for health care professionals seeking a holistic and evidence-based approach to the compassionate treatment of overweight and obesity in adults. Backed by the latest research and filled with practical insights, the Health Professional's Guide to Treatment of Overweight and Obesity is an invaluable resource for everyone from novice practitioners to seasoned experts in the field. Written and reviewed by a team of renowned medical, nutrition, and behavioral health experts, the guide is divided into four sections:

  • Section 1 - Foundations of Treatment: the Human Element discusses the disease process of obesity, health inequities, weight stigma and bias, evidence-based guidelines, and patient-centered care.
  • Section 2 – Interprofessional Assessment of Overweight and Obesity reviews medical, physical, nutritional, physical activity, and behavioral health assessment patterns.
  • Section 3 – Interventions for the Treatment of Overweight and Obesity includes lifestyle, dietary, physical activity, medical, and surgical treatment options, along with discussion of behavioral counseling, disordered eating, and the use of technology in treatment.
  • Section 4 – Models and Insurance Coverage for the Treatment of Obesity provides practical information on forming and utilizing multidisciplinary treatment teams, as well as information on policies and insurance coverage.

CPEU: 11.75 (valid until 1/31/2027)

Sample pages include the Table of Contents, Preface and Chapter 1.

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Release Date: April 15, 2024

ISBN: 978-0-88091-240-2

416 pages

SKU 240224

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