Managing the Obese Patient, With Emphasis on Exercise. Kevin deWeber, MD Family Physician Primary Care Sports Medicine USUHS. Objectives. Review the benefits of exercise in obesity Discuss the relative benefits of exercise vs. diet in achieving and maintaining weight loss
Kevin deWeber, MD
Primary Care Sports Medicine
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2. Increased exercise
3. Behavioral modification
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