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2014 Clinical Practice Guidelines for Overweight and Obesity in Korea

Kim, MK | Lee, WY | Kang, JH | Kim, BT  | Kim, SM | Kim, EM | Suh, SH | Shin, HJ | Lee, KR | Lee, KY | Lee, SY | Lee, SK | Lee, CB | Chung, S | Jeong, IK | Hur, KY | Kim, SS | Woo, JT | Korean Society for the Study of Obesity
Journal of Korean Society for the Study of Obesity, 23(4). : 217-221, 2014
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Journal of Korean Society for the Study of Obesity
The dramatic increase in the prevalence of obesity and its accompanying comorbidities are major health concerns in Korea. Obesity is defined as a body mass index (BMI) ≥25 kg/m2 in Korea. Current estimates are that 32.8% of adults are obese: 36.1% of men and 29.7% of women. The prevalence of being overweight and obese in national surveys is increasing steadily. Early detection and the proper management of obesity are urgently needed. Weight loss of 5-10% is the standard goal. In obese patients, control of cardiovascular risk factors deserves the same emphasis as weight-loss therapy. Since obesity is multifactorial, proper care of obesity requires a coordinated multidisciplinary treatment team, as a single intervention is unlikely to modify the incidence or natural history of obesity.
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