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Treatments for Obesity
August GP, Caprio S, et al. Prevention and treatment of pediatric obesity: an Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline Based on Expert Opinion. J Clin Endoc Met. 2008;93:4576-4599.
Barlow SE, and Expert Committee. Expert committee recommendations regarding the prevention, assessment, and treatment of child and adolescent overweight and obesity: summary report. Pediatrics. 2007;120(Suppl)S164-S192.
Mechanick JI, Kushner RF, et al. American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The Obesity Society, and American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery medical guidelines for clinical practice for the perioperative nutritional, metabolic, and nonsurgical support of the bariatric surgery patient. Endocrine Practice. 2008;(Suppl 1).
Obesity in adults. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated August 16, 2012. Accessed August 28, 2012.
Obesity in children and adolescents. EBSCO DynaMed website. Available at: http://www.ebscohost.com/dynamed. Updated July 25, 2012. Accessed August 28, 2012.
Snow V, Barry P, et al. Pharmacologic and surgical management of obesity in primary care: a clinical practice guideline from the American College of Physicians. Ann Intern Med. 2005;142:525-531.
- Reviewer: Kim Carmichael, MD
- Review Date: 03/2014
- Update Date: 04/29/2014