Individuals from every region of the world are affected by overweight and obesity. Globally, the prevalence of obesity has increased dramatically in the past 50 years, making it a significant public health crisis that is associated with increased risk for morbidity and mortality. Excess body weight is associated with numerous health conditions, including type 2 diabetes, hypertension, cardiovascular diseases, stroke, osteoarthritis, gallstones, benign prostatic hyperplasia, obstructive sleep apnea, certain cancers, and severe COVID-19. Even modest weight loss maintained long-term contributes to improved health; however, many patients often struggle to lose weight.
Are you prepared to facilitate healthy weight loss in your patients? Test your knowledge with this quick quiz.
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Cite this: Romesh Khardori, Evelyn S. Marienberg. Fast Five Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Facilitating Healthy Weight Loss? - Medscape - Nov 08, 2022.