Bariatric society is here to help

J Fam Pract. 2010 Sep;59(9):488.


Most primary care physicians do not have the time, knowledge, or training to assist their obese patients with weight loss. I would like to suggest that physicians refer their patients to a medical bariatric physician in order to properly address obesity and its related comorbidities.

Publication types

  • Comment
  • Letter

MeSH terms

  • Bariatric Medicine*
  • Counseling
  • Family Practice
  • Humans
  • Obesity / prevention & control*
  • Referral and Consultation