Weight Loss to Prevent Obesity-Related Morbidity and Mortality in Adults in Adults: Behavioral Interventions
Description of Resource:
The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force (USPSTF) recommends that clinicians offer or refer adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 or higher (calculated as weight in kilograms divided by height in meters squared) to intensive, multicomponent behavioral interventions. This is a B recommendation, which means the USPSTF recommends the service. There is high certainty that the net benefit is moderate or there is moderate certainty that the net benefit is moderate to substantial.