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Dr. Robert Kushner and Dr. Michael Kaplan were compensated for their time spent consulting on the content of, and appearing in, these video series.
Estimated time: 13 mins
Setting Provider-Patient Relationship Expectations
Michael S. Kaplan, DO, ABOM
Dr. Kaplan details the importance of treating obesity with the same devotion as other chronic conditions, which entails ensuring follow-up visits with a detailed obesity management plan, creating protocols to accommodate frequent office visits, and helping patients develop realistic weight-loss goals.
1. Defining obesity as a disease
2. Establishing weight-management visits
3. Creating office protocols to accommodate patients
4. Establishing realistic expectations
5. Ask the expert
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