Obesity

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Obesity

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports policies and programs promoting physical activity and good nutrition to decrease obesity in children, adolescents, and adults, therefore promoting the overall benefits of a healthy lifestyle; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports adequate reimbursement for obesity treatment and preventive services provided by primary care physicians; and be it further

RESOLVED, That the North Carolina Medical Society supports implementation of evidence-based, best-practice guidelines in obesity management by health care providers.

(Resolution 15-2002, Resolve 1, adopted as amended 11/17/02)
(revised, Report R-2007, Item 3-31, adopted 10/21/2007)
(reaffirmed, Report F-2012, Item 3-22, adopted 10/27/2012)
(reaffirmed, Board Report-2018, Item 104, adopted 11/3/2018)

 
 

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