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Take a quick look at recent primary care happenings that could influence how you practice.

New study findings are grim, suggesting that fewer than 1% of the obese who work at weight loss will have sustained success.

Newer anti-obesity drugs aren't your mother's Fen-Phen, but they also don't come without their own potential downsides.

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Questions you were afraid to ask about weight-loss modalities in the context of obesity and type 2 diabetes are answered here.


Nonalcoholic steatosis is the most common cause of liver disease in the USA. Try your hand at our half dozen questions on the hepatic cousins NAFL and NASH.

A new study estimates that 67.6 million Americans age >25 years are obese and an additional 65.2 million are overweight.

In these half-dozen slides, we look at this dangerous combination and the particular challenges it poses to diagnosis and disease management.


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