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Talking with Patients about Weight Management: Tips for Health Care Providers

 

 

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03/07/2018 01:50 PM EST

March is National Nutrition Month—a good time to talk with patients about weight management and how eating and physical activity habits can affect body weight and health. But talking about weight can be difficult for both patients and health care providers. This post includes tips and resources that may help pave the way for more successful patient/provider interactions.

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03/05/2018 01:47 PM EST

Adults age 65 and older are the fastest growing segment of the U.S. population. Register for the 2018 Healthy Aging Summit to get the latest insight on preventing disease and maximizing health in older adults. Take advantage of our early bird pricing, and you could save up to $200! Early bird pricing ends June 5..

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03/05/2018 10:28 AM EST

The 2018 Physical Activity Guidelines Advisory Committee has completed its 21-month review of the science of physical activity and health. The Committee’s Scientific Report has been released and the federal government is accepting public comments on the report. The Scientific Report, along with public comments and input from federal agencies, will be used by the federal government in the development of the second edition of the Physical Activity Guidelines for Americans.

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