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Year : 2013  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 10-13

Approaching young patient with obesity in family practice

Department of Family Medicine, Health Affairs, Aseer Region, Saudi Arabia

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Abdullah Ali Khawaji
Department of Family Medicine, Health Affairs, Aseer Region
Saudi Arabia
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None

DOI: 10.4103/2347-2618.119469

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Obesity is a common health problem in Saudi Arabia. Family physicians (FPs) have vital role in the prevention and treatment of obesity. This article aims to provide physicians at family practice with a practical approach which could help obese patients to reduce their weight. Ahmed is a 29-year-old Saudi male who came to family medicine clinic seeking advice regarding gaining weight. How FP should deal with this patient?

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