Obesity in Adults
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Complications and Prognosis
Screening and Prevention
General considerations r8r9r19
Lifestyle interventions are considered for all patients with BMI of 25 kg/m² or higher and encompass medical nutrition therapy, physical activity, and behavioral therapy r9r19
Second-level therapies are considered for all patients in whom lifestyle modification alone fails to achieve weight loss goals and include pharmacotherapy, endoscopic bariatric procedures, and bariatric surgery r12
Endoscopic bariatric procedures r46
Lifestyle interventions, consisting of medical nutrition therapy, physical activity, and behavioral therapy, are recommended for all patients r9r12
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