The Roundtable on Obesity Solutions of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine held a workshop in Washington, DC, on April 6, 2017, titled The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight: A Workshop. The discussions covered treatments for obesity, overweight, and severe obesity in adults and children; emerging treatment opportunities; the development of a workforce for obesity treatments; payment and policy considerations; and promising paths to move forward. This publication summarizes the presentations and discussions from the workshop.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine. 2017. The Challenge of Treating Obesity and Overweight: Proceedings of a Workshop. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. https://doi.org/10.17226/24855.
|2 Treatment of Obesity and Overweight in Adults||7-16|
|3 Treatment of Obesity and Overweight in Children and Adolescents||17-22|
|4 Treating Severe Obesity in Adults||23-30|
|5 Treating Severe Obesity in Adolescents and Children||31-38|
|6 Emerging Opportunities||39-46|
|7 Workforce and Training||47-56|
|8 Payment Considerations||57-64|
|9 Policy Considerations||65-72|
|10 Involving Communities and Individuals||73-76|
|Appendix A: Workshop Agenda||83-86|
|Appendix B: Acronyms and Abbreviations||87-88|
|Appendix C: Speaker and Facilitator Biographies||89-102|
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