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5As of Obesity Management Framework Validated in Primary Care: Study

The results of a pilot study provide the first evidence that the implementation of CON-RCO's 5A's of Obesity Management promotes physician–patient communications, medical assessments for obesity and plans for follow-up care in a primary care setting. Findings are published in Clinical Obesity (online) and were presented at Obesity Week

Read CON-RCO Scientific Director Dr. Arya M. Sharma's take on the study via his blog. 

The 5A's of Obesity Management is a set of practical tools designed to guide primary care practitioners in obesity counseling and management. Recently, the 5A's framework was adapted for pediatric patients; a version focusing on healthy weight during pregnancy will be released soon.