Ignored medical problem

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Publication Type Journal Article
Department Office of Public Affairs, University Health Care
Creator Dwan, John
Title Ignored medical problem
Date 2000-03
Description A physician who doesn't recommend that a patient stop smoking is hard to find. Few, however, try to help patients lose weight, even though a recent National Institutes of Health (NIH) study showed that at least 300,000 deaths each year can be attributed to being overweight, obese or severely overweight. "While being overweight is known to play a role in cardiovascular disease, diabetes, hypertension, coronary heart disease, arthritis and colon, breast, uterine and prostate cancer, and puts nearly every organ system at risk, medical schools provide practically no training in recognizing and treating the condition,
Type Text
Publisher University of Utah Health Sciences Center
Volume 24
Issue 2
First Page 12
Last Page 13
Subject Diet; Life Style; Therapeutic Aspects; Science of nutrition
Subject MESH Weight Loss; Obesity; Exercise; Cardiovascular Diseases
Language eng
Bibliographic Citation Dwan, J. Health Sciences Report. 2000. 24(2):12-13
Rights Management TBD
Format Medium application/pdf
Identifier ir-main,700
ARK ark:/87278/s69k4vwp
Setname ir_uspace
Date Created 2012-06-13
Date Modified 2012-06-13
ID 706999
Reference URL https://collections.lib.utah.edu/ark:/87278/s69k4vwp
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