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Obesity Clinical Practice Guidelines in Adult Patients: A Quality Improvement Project
Obesity is increasing in the United States and is contributing to other chronic health conditions including heart disease, stroke, diabetes mellitus type 2, and certain cancers. Obesity exerts a large financial and social ...
Primary Care Quality Improvement Pilot Study: Overweight and Obesity Management – Utilization of Motivational Interviewing within the 5As Framework
Objectives: Utilize motivational interviewing within the 5As framework to promote nutrition, physical activity, and healthy weight and create a provider toolkit on overweight and obesity management of patients age 18 and ...
The Use of Patient-Centered Communication and the URICA tool in patients with a BMI >30 in a Nebraska Outpatient Clinic: A Pilot Study
Objective: The purpose was to explore the effects of motivational interviewing (MI) themes, patient-centered communication, and patient-directed agendas on body mass index (BMI) and University of Rhode Island Change ...
Addressing Childhood Obesity in Rural Primary Care Clinics
Childhood obesity is a significant problem, not only in the United States, but around the world. Childhood obesity causes a significant financial burden on the health system in the United States. Preventative interventions ...
Implementation of a Motivational Interviewing, in Primary Care, in the Treatment of Obesity, in Adults
Adult obesity has been an issue for many years and only continues to rise with each passing year. Center for Disease Control (CDC), estimates that 93.3 million adults, in the United States alone, are obese (CDC, 2018). ...
The Effect of Patient Guided Goal Setting on Physical Activity and Body Composition in a Pediatric Preventative Cardiology Clinic
Introduction: In 2011, only 28.7 percent of adolescents met recommended physical activity levels for their age group (1). Evidence suggests that inactivity contributes to childhood and adolescent obesity (1). Primary care ...