The likelihood of receiving weight-loss counseling during primary care visits decreased by 41% among Americans in 2007-2008, compared with 1995-1996, despite rising obesity rates, a study in Medical Care indicated. Researchers also found the odds of weight-loss counseling dropped 46% for patients with hypertension and 59% for those with diabetes.
Weight-loss counseling rates decline in the U.S.
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