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Unformatted text preview: activity reduces
abdominal fat stores, and improves blood
cholesterol, insulin sensitivity, and blood
Regular resistance exercise increases
lean body mass and reduces fat mass
Moderate physical activity with calorie
reduction increases weight loss
reduction Behavior Therapy
Implementation of strategies, based on
learning principles, that provide tools for
overcoming barriers to compliance with diet or
physical activity changes:
• Stress management
• Stimulus control
• Contingency management
• Cognitive restructuring
• Social support Pharmacotherapy
Drugs approved for long-term use by the FDA may
be used as part of a comprehensive weight loss
program including diet and physical activity.
• For patients with a BMI of 30 or above with no
concomitant risk factors or diseases
• For patients with a BMI of 27 or above for
those with conc...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2014 for the course NURS 231B taught by Professor Jamiepope during the Spring '12 term at Vanderbilt.
- Spring '12