Posts Tagged ‘Primary Care Physicians’

Physician Beliefs about Obesity Affect Advice and Care

February 28, 2013 — Physician beliefs about the causes of obesity shape the advice they give their patients. A study in the February Preventive Medicine journal found that the advice primary care physicians (PCPs) offered their patients depended upon their own beliefs about the relative importance of portions, restaurant foods, and sugar-sweetened beverages. The authors found an opportunity for […]