Intensive Behavioral Therapy for Obesity (Effective November 29, 2011) (Rev. 2421, 11-29-11)

by  Jared Staheli
July 7th, 2015

The United States Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) found good evidence that body mass index (BMI) is a reliable and valid indicator for identifying adults at increased risk for mortality and morbidity due to overweight and obesity. It also good evidence that high intensity counseling combined with behavioral interventions in obese adults (as defined by a BMI ≥30 kg/m2 ) produces modest, sustained weight loss


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