Adding Obesity Experts to Primary Care Clinics Improves Patients’ Weight Loss Outcomes

May 22, 2024


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5-15 mins
Doctor Office Scale Weight Measurement
Presented by Health Lab

Primary care clinicians struggle to help patients develop an individualized weight-management treatment plan, but a U-M study found that giving high-risk patients access to an obesity specialist through their regular primary care clinic led to more weight loss in just a year. Learn more about the study and the Weight Navigation Program developed at Michigan Medicine, which teams up patients with obesity and their primary care provider with a board-certified obesity specialist.

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