To get more veterans engaged in preventative health care, the VHA now offers telephone-based coaching services.
A retrospective review found that obesity did not impact the lipid- lowering effectiveness of simvastatin therapy.
According to the VA, more than 35% of all adults in the U.S. are obese (body mass index [BMI] > 30).
A large umbrella review study of more than 200 meta-analyses finds that obesity is associated with a wide range of cancers.
The toolbox of medications available for medical weight management is more robust than ever and includes a wide variety of mechanisms of actions...
Telehealth sessions including a physical therapist have been implemented for physical examinations, shared diabetes appointments, and obesity and...
A liquid-based weight-loss program had a high success rate among obese veterans, was cost-effective, and reduced the need for surgery.