Accession Number:

AD1084590

Title:

Body Mass Index and Diagnosis of Obesity in the Military and Civilian Population

Descriptive Note:

Conference Paper

Corporate Author:

59 MDW San Antonio United States

Report Date:

2019-08-08

Pagination or Media Count:

1.0

Abstract:

The obesity rate is rising in the United States this is reflected in the military population 1-3 Appropriate diagnosis of obesity, discussion of treatment options and follow up for treatment efficacy is essential Under diagnosis of obesity can have major implications in overallmilitary readiness and the general health of the military health system population 4,5.

Subject Categories:

  • Medicine and Medical Research

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE