Motivating Patients Toward Weight Loss: Practical Strategies for Addressing Overweight and Obesity

Susan J. Bartlett

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Abstract

Though weight is a sensitive topic, physicians who choose not to express their concerns to overweight and obese patients may unintentionally send the message that healthy behaviors aren't important. Though diet and exercise products abound, a physician's concern and guidance may be the most important motivator.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)29-36
Number of pages8
JournalPhysician and Sportsmedicine
Volume31
Issue number11
StatePublished - Nov 2003

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Physical Therapy, Sports Therapy and Rehabilitation
  • Orthopedics and Sports Medicine

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