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Obesity is a known risk factor for complications during childhood and later in adult life. While numerous factors play a role in the prevalence of obesity, this project focused on better intervention for obesity management in the family medicine clinic located in Plattsburgh, NY. Interviews and literature searches were conducted to determine possible strategies to better assist patients in attaining their sustainable weight loss goals and an overall healthier lifestyle.
Obesity, Weight loss, Diet, Plattsburgh, New York, Health, Wellness, Exercise
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Cardiovascular Diseases | Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition | Disease Modeling | Endocrine System Diseases | Immune System Diseases | Medical Education | Nutritional and Metabolic Diseases | Primary Care | Public Health | Social and Behavioral Sciences
Girma, Edom Alemayehu, "Tackling Access to a Healthier Life" (2022). Family Medicine Clerkship Student Projects. 839.
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