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Mabry-Hernandez I, Ojeda LC
AHRQ Author: Mabry-Hernandez I
Behavioral weight loss interventions to prevent obesity-related morbidity and mortality in adults.
This Putting Prevention Into Practice (PPIP) case-study quiz illustrates the recommendations of the U.S. Preventive Services Task Force on Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults. Three questions were created about a 32-year old women presents with normal blood glucose levels, but has a BMI of 34. The answers are given below the quiz which illustrate the recommendations that were given.
Citation: Mabry-Hernandez I, Ojeda LC . Behavioral weight loss interventions to prevent obesity-related morbidity and mortality in adults. Am Fam Physician 2019 Apr 15;99(8):515-16..
Keywords: Case Study, Obesity, Obesity: Weight Management, Screening, U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF)