Managing Obesity

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January 5, 2011

A new paper from the Agency for Healthcare Quality and Research finds limited evidence for long-term changes  in body weight through lifestyle interventions for Type 2 diabetes,  breast cancer, Metabolic Syndrome and Prostate cancer. Comments are being accepted until January 13, 2011. http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/ta/lifeintrvrev/lifeinterv_draft.pdf

                                                                                                                                                                   

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