Wt loss strategy

Wt loss strategy - 6 months of therapy. Moderate caloric...

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Goals of Weight Management/Treatment Prevent further weight gain (minimum goal). Reduce body weight. Maintain a lower body weight over long term.
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Target Weight: Realistic Goals Substitute “healthier weight” for ideal or landmark weight. Accept slow, incremental progress to goal. Short-term goal: 5 to 10 percent loss, 1 to 2 lb per week. Interim goal: Maintenance. Long-term goal: Additional weight loss, if desired, and long-term weight maintenance.
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Weight Loss Goals Goal: Decrease body weight by 10 percent from baseline. If goal is achieved, further weight loss can be attempted if indicated. Reasonable timeline:
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Unformatted text preview: 6 months of therapy. Moderate caloric deficits Weight loss 1 to 2 lb/week Weight Loss Goals Start weight maintenance efforts after 6 months. May need to be continued indefinitely. If unable to lose weight, prevent further weight gain. Strategies for Weight Loss and Maintenance Dietary therapy Physical activity Behavior therapy Combined therapy Pharmacotherapy Weight loss surgery Whenever possible, weight loss therapy should employ the combination of Low-calorie/low-fat diets Increased physical activity Behavior modification Weight Loss Therapy...
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