Diets and Nutritional Supplements
1. Identify available physician, care team, and patient resources for the identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obese patients.
2. Assess patients’ use of nutritional or dietary supplements and provide counseling to encourage safe and effective use.
3. Develop strategies to identify patients at risk of excessive intake of micronutrients, dangerous supplement-drug interactions, and harmful performance-enhancing dietary supplements.
4. Provide overweight and obese patients with practice-based counseling or community-based resources that promote adherence to the weight loss plan.
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Belinda A Vail, MD, FAAFP, Professor and Vice Chair, Department of Family Medicine, University of Kansas, Kansas City
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