“The average patient does not appreciate the fact that a 10% weight loss reduces the metabolic risk and cardiovascular complications surrounding diabetes. Pharmacists can make that point,” said Alan Garber, MD, PhD, FACE, chair of the AACE/ACE Algorithm Taskforce.
We are going to start an obesity group at the family practice where I work. The group will revolve around education, empowerment, accountability, and teaching goal setting.
The issue is what to call it.
Any suggestions? We agreed that being invited to participate in the Obesity Group is not flattering.