Posts Tagged ‘EOSS’

Toward a More Definitive Diagnosis of Obesity

January 10, 2020 — One of the few things in obesity that people agree upon is that BMI has serious limitations for the diagnosis of obesity. It’s great for epidemiologists. But it causes problems for clinicians and patients. While it’s useful as a crude measure of weight status, it doesn’t provide much insight into a patient’s clinical status. So […]

Stop Setting Weight Goals in Obesity?

September 27, 2014 — “Stop setting weight goals. Behaviors are something you do, weight loss is something that happens.” That was the bottom line from Arya Sharma in his keynote address to the YWM2014 national convention of the Obesity Action Coalition. Is this really a radical proposition? So much is written in the obesity literature about losing 5 to 10% […]