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  • Circulation. 2014 Jun 24;129(25 Suppl 2):S139-40


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Keywords: AHA Scientific Statements; bariatric surgery; behavior therapy; blood pressure; body mass index; diabetes mellitus; diet; dyslipidemia; lifestyle; waist circumference; weight loss.


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Treatment Algorithm—Chronic Disease Management Model for Primary Care of Patients With Overweight and Obesity*. *This algorithm applies to the assessment of overweight and obesity and subsequent decisions based on that assessment. Each step (designated by a box) in this process is reviewed in Section 2.2 and expanded on in subsequent sections. †BMI cutpoint determined by the FDA and listed on the package inserts of FDA-approved obesity medications. BMI indicates body mass index; CVD, cardiovascular disease; and FDA, US Food and Drug Administration.

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