Managing obesity in women

Ben Falkenmire

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Ben Falkenmire

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Ben Falkenmire

 

For 31% of the Australian adult population living with obesity, exercise and diet will only help 1 in 20 to reduce weight. How can GPs treat the vast majority of obese patients?

Very low calorie diets (VLCDs) are a highly effective tool that can be used throughout a patient’s lifetime, says Professor John Dixon, head of clinical obesity research at the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute.

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