Supersized America: Help your patients regain control of their weight
Barbara J. Moore, PhD
President and CEO, Shape up America!,Washington, DC
Address: Barbara J. Moore, PhD, Shape Up America! 4500 Connecticut Ave. NW, Suite 414, Washington, DC 20008; e-mail: email@example.com
Medical Grand Rounds articles are based on edited transcripts from Division of Medicine Grand Rounds presentations at The Cleveland Clinic. They are approved by the author but are not peer-reviewed.
ABSTRACTWith 64-ounce sodas and "supersized" fast food on nearly every street corner, America has become the land of the obese. Despite disheartening statistics regarding the success of weight-loss plans, patients are more likely to take steps to lose weight if encouraged to do so by their primary care physician.