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Patient Motivation to Lose Weight: Importance of Healthcare Professional Support, Goals and Self-efficacy

Science Direct | Added on 7 September 2022
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Wondering what motivates PLWO during their weight loss journeys? This article, published in the European Journal of Internal Medicine, highlights the key factors influencing the motivation to lose weight and their potential impact on the delivery of effective obesity care. These factors, identified through analysis of data from the ACTION-IO study, include feeling comfortable discussing weight with healthcare professionals and setting a goal around risk reduction 

Please note that the infographic ‘Obesity: It’s time for ACTION’ is associated with this article 

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