Obesity in Adults: Screening and Management
Release Date: June 2012
Summary of Recommendation and Evidence
The USPSTF recommends screening all adults for obesity. Clinicians should offer or refer patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 kg/m2 or higher to intensive, multicomponent behavioral interventions.
|The USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.|
Related Information for Health Professionals
Current as of: July 2015
Internet Citation: Final Update Summary: Obesity in Adults: Screening and Management. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. July 2015.