Understanding health policy to improve primary care management of obesity

Academic Article


  • NPs are ideal candidates for implementing positive health changes for obese patients. Providers have medical expertise and can promote obesity reduction strategies to their patients. Increased awareness of the influence of health policy and clinical implications for obesity management are needed. Obesity management for most primary care providers is difficult, but they are ideal candidates for making positive health changes for obese patients.
  • Published In

  • Nurse Practitioner  Journal
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    Author List

  • Bowen PG; Lee LT; McCaskill GM; Bryant PH; Hess MA; Ivey JB
  • Start Page

  • 46
  • End Page

  • 52
  • Volume

  • 43
  • Issue

  • 4