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10: Management of obesity

Joseph Proietto and Louise A Baur
Med J Aust 2004; 180 (9): 474-480.

Summary

Improved understanding of the regulation of body weight and activity is leading to new treatment strategies

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  • Joseph Proietto1
  • Louise A Baur2

  • 1 Department of Medicine, Repatriation Hospital, Melbourne, VIC.
  • 2 Children's Hospital at Westmead, Sydney, NSW.

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Competing interests:

J P is chair of the medical advisory board for Optifast (Novartis) and a member of the medical advisory boards for Orlistat (Roche) and Sibutramine (Abbott).

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