HLJ’s, you already know you are on a lifetime journey improving health outcomes one after another. Read what VeryWellHealth just published (8/13/20) about obesity:

“The guidelines, which were published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal, say that obesity should be defined by a patient’s overall health, not just their weight. They also urge the medical community to classify obesity as a chronic illness that needs long-term care and treatment.” The guidelines specifically recommend that doctors shift “the focus of obesity management toward improving patient-centered health outcomes, rather than weight loss alone.” It’s a significant departure from the current way obesity is diagnosed in Canada—and the U.S.

FULL ARTICLE: https://www.verywellhealth.com/canada-guidelines-redefine-obesity-5074539

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