By F. Xavier Pi-Sunyer, MD, MPH

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Getting patients to stay off the fat track

For most individuals, losing weight—and keeping it off—is difficult. Here is what you can do to help patients meet their fitness goals. For most patients who need it, weight loss is a team sport and you’re a key teammate. Studies have shown that doctors who spend even 10-15 minutes discussing weight, nutrition, and exercise can…

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