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Treating Obesity [electronic resource]

Dartmouth/Hitchcock Medical Center
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
This program from The Doctor Is In presents a trio of case studies to illustrate a spectrum of treatment approaches for obesity: medical center-based plans emphasizing exercise, education, portion control, and peer support; medicines that suppress the appetite and promote weight loss; and bariatric surgery. In addition, Madelyn Fernstrom, Ph.D., of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center's Weight Management Center; Sharon Alger-Mayer, M.D., of Albany Medical Center's Lifestyle Challenge Group; and William Laycock, M.D., of Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, discuss their work in the field of weight management. A Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center Production.
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29 min.
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on May 12, 2005.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
  • Introduction to Obesity Treatment (3:00)
  • Obesity-An Addiction? (4:35)
  • Milestones for Weight Gain (2:24)
  • One Size Does Not Fit All (2:37)
  • Tool Box for Weigh Loss (3:34)
  • Medicines and Surgery (4:34)
  • Anatomy of Weight Loss Surgery (3:58)
  • Hope for Weight Loss (1:57)
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2005], c2003.
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33060 Films Media Group
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Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
1 streaming video file (29 min.) : sd., col., digital.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
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