Clinicians can help facilitate weight loss in their patients by partnering with them to set realistic short-term goals. A modest 5%-10% reduction in body weight has been shown to improve quality of life, reduce pain, and improve cardiovascular disease risk factors such as blood pressure, cholesterol, and blood sugar.
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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 06, 2023.