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Obesity prevalence varies significantly among Asian American subgroups

Overall, Asian Americans had a 11.7% obesity prevalence, but rates varied from as high as 16.8% in Filipino Americans and 15.3% in Japanese Americans to 6.5% in Chinese Americans and 6.3% in Vietnamese Americans.
4 Oct 2022

Get comfortable talking about obesity

Kimberly N. Sims, MD, FACP, explains ways to make obesity counseling easier for patients and for their doctors.
1 Apr 2022

New guideline targets preventing obesity in midlife women

A guideline from the Women's Preventive Services Initiative recommends physicians counsel women ages 40 to 60 years about healthy eating and physical activity to maintain weight or prevent weight gain.
2 Aug 2022

Latest updates on ACP's priorities, initiatives

ACP Spotlight offers readers a look at ACP's current top priorities and initiatives, as well as highlights from our e-newsletter, ACP Internist Weekly.
1 Nov 2022

MKSAP Quiz: Follow-up for diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension

A 68-year-old man is evaluated during a routine follow-up visit. Medical history is significant for type 2 diabetes mellitus, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and aortofemoral bypass surgery 2 years ago. Following a physical exam, what is the most appropriate additional treatment?
15 Nov 2022

Understand obesity before treating it

The central nervous system regulates a person's weight, with many variables in play, and both internal and external factors can increase or decrease calorie intake and expenditure.
1 Jun 2021

New resources available on how to improve treatment of patients with obesity

Three new web-based interactive learning activities from ACP's Online Learning Center address treatment of patients with obesity and offer free CME/MOC credit.
26 Jan 2021

Disorder or disease? Semantics of obesity

A reader questions the best way to talk about weight.
1 Oct 2021

WPSI extending public comment period on preventing obesity in midlife women

The Women's Preventive Services Initiative (WPSI) is collecting comments on a new topic, preventing obesity in midlife women, until Aug. 10.
21 Jul 2020

Is mastering coding worth the time?

While Medicare has added new codes to increase the reimbursement available to primary care practices, they can be difficult to implement and may not align with the integrated flow of a visit.
1 Oct 2022

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