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Canadian Clinical Practice Guidelines For Obesity: We Need More Than Diet and Exercise

Posted January 27, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Yesterday, saw the release of new Clinical Practice Guidelines from the Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care to help prevent and manage obesity in adult patients in primary care. Similarly to the Endocrine Society’s Guidelines for the pharmacological treatment of obesity (see yesterday’s post), the authors use a GRADE system to rank and rate their […]

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Activity Trumps Weight Loss For Health?

Posted January 21, 2015 by Arya M. Sharma, MD

Despite the The fact that it is better to be fit and fat than skinny and unfit is not new – indeed, I would regard the evidence on this as pretty conclusive. Nevertheless, for those, who still harbour any remaining doubts, the study by Ulf Ekelund on behalf of the EPIC Investigators, recently published in the American […]

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