Academic Programs for Weight Control

  • Danielle Flug CapalinoEmail author
  • Lawrence J. Cheskin
Part of the Nutrition and Health book series (NH)


Hospital- or university-based, medically supervised weight loss programs are far less commonly used by the general public than commercial programs, but offer certain features that are unusual in commercial programs. Their success rates vary but generally provide the most comprehensive care available, utilizing a multidisciplinary team of health-care professionals.


Medical supervision Weight loss Multidisciplinary Team approach 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.New YorkUSA
  2. 2.Weight Management CenterJohns Hopkins HospitalBaltimoreUSA

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