January 23, 2020
Although obesity is a complex, chronic disease that may require medical intervention, barriers to effective treatment are commonplace and occur across the care continuum. For employers seeking to stem the escalating obesity epidemic by aligning their weight management strategy with the best evidence, understanding barriers to care is a critical first step.
- William Dietz, M.D., Director of the Sumner M. Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness, Milken Institute School of Public Health and Director of the Stop Obesity Alliance, The George Washington University
- David Arterburn, M.D. Senior Investigator, Kaiser Permanente Washington Health Research Institute, Physician, Washington Permanente Medical Group