Posts Tagged ‘VA Health System’

Radical Concept: Medical Care for a Medical Condition

May 22, 2019 — The Veteran’s Administration runs the biggest medical care program for obesity in world. It’s the MOVE! program. Because 41 percent of veterans are living with obesity, this disease has enormous cost implications for the VA system. Not because providing obesity care is expensive. Rather, it’s because the health costs of so much obesity – both […]

Evidence-Based Weight Control in the VA Health System

June 25, 2013 — One of the greatest challenges for addressing obesity is delivering evidence-based weight control at a scale that will have meaningful impact. Oh, and we’d like it to be affordable. At the 2013 Scientific Sessions of the American Diabetes Association in Chicago yesterday, a team of researchers presented data suggesting they can do just that in […]