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OBESITY AS A DISEASE
If Obesity Is a Disease, Who's Going to Treat It?
John Berardi, Ph.D.
Founder, Precision Nutrition, www.precisionnutrition.com
Beyond the obvious lack of training preventing most physicians from being able to effectively treat obesity, there's another issue at stake: physicians just aren't afforded enough time with their patients.
Three Questions About Considering Obesity as a Disease
The American Medical Association has declared obesity to be a disease. The hoped for result is to direct greater recognition and resources to this, the health problem involving the greatest number of Americans.
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