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U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Issues Final Recommendation Statements for Screening for Obesity and Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity in Adults

Final Recommendation Statement on Screening for and Management of Obesity in Adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) released today its final recommendation statement on screening for and management of obesity in adults. The final recommendation and the evidence on which it is based are available here. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation statement in plain language is also available on this Web page. The final recommendation also appears in the June 26 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.

Final Recommendation Statement on Behavioral Counseling Interventions to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention in Adults

The USPSTF released today its final recommendation statement on behavioral counseling interventions to promote a healthful diet and physical activity for cardiovascular disease prevention in adults. The final recommendation and the evidence on which it is based are available here. A fact sheet that explains the final recommendation statement in plain language is also available on this Web page. The final recommendation also appears in the June 26 online issue of Annals of Internal Medicine.

Current as of: December 2017

Internet Citation: U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Issues Final Recommendation Statements for Screening for Obesity and Counseling to Promote a Healthful Diet and Physical Activity in Adults. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force. June 2012.
https://www.uspreventiveservicestaskforce.org/Announcements/News/Item/us-preventive-services-task-force-issues-final-recommendation-statements-for-screening-for-obesity-and-counseling-to-promote-a-healthful-diet-and-physical-activity-in-adults

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