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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007

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Judith E. Brown
ISBN: 9781305628007
Textbook Problem

Weight loss surgery is the recommended, first-line treatment for obesity in adults.

______ True    ______ False

Summary Introduction

To examine: Whether the statement “Weight loss surgery is the recommended, first-line

treatment for obesity in adults” is true or false.

Introduction: Obesity is a disease characterized by an abnormal or excess amount of body fat. It can lead to the development of various health problems such as hypertension, type 2 diabetes, heart diseases, and metabolic syndrome.

Explanation

The goal of obesity treatment is to reach and maintain a healthy weight. The initial treatment of obesity includes weight loss management. The intial stages of weight loss program focus on physical activity and eating behavior. The treatment methods depend on individual obesity level.

The obesity treatment includes:

  1. 1) Dietary changes (diet plan)...

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