Clinical Definition of Obesity

Clinical Definition of Obesity

Obesity has been recently recognized as a disease by the American Medical Association. Obesity and health problems go hand in hand and as such they appear to be a number of different health risks that are associated with being obese. A typical clinical definition of...
How to Treat Obesity

How to Treat Obesity

“Obesity is a well recognized public health problem that affects millions of Americans. It is accompanied by a number of different clinical illnesses such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes, high blood pressure, joint pains and stroke, to name but a few...

IAPAM Weight Loss Resources

Here are some physician oriented weight loss web resources the IAPAM has found that you may find useful: IAPAM Weight Loss Information NHLBI’s The Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults NHLBI’s...
Vitamin B6 and B12 for Weight Loss

Vitamin B6 and B12 for Weight Loss

This content is taken from the IAPAM’s Medically Supervised Weight Loss training program.  The program is designed to help physicians incorporate a medical weight loss program into their medical practice. . Vitamin B12 What It Is and How it Works? Vitamin B12, also...
Physical Activity and Weight Loss

Physical Activity and Weight Loss

This content is taken from the IAPAM’s Medically Supervised Weight Loss training program.  The program is designed to help physicians incorporate a medical weight loss program into their medical practice. An increase in physical activity is an important component of...