Obesity as a Chronic Disease

The American Medical Association (AMA) classifies obesity as a chronic disease, but it’s often not treated as such. Stacy Brethauer, MD, discusses how physicians need to treat obesity with an escalation of therapies in order to achieve better long-term outcomes for patients.

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