Final Recommendation Statement: Behavioral Weight Loss Interventions to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults

The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force released today a final recommendation statement on behavioral weight loss interventions to prevent obesity-related morbidity and mortality in adults. The Task Force found that intensive behavioral interventions are beneficial for patients with obesity. To view the recommendation and the evidence on which it is based, please go here. The final recommendation statement can also be found in the September 18 online issue of JAMA.