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Demand for weight loss counseling after copayment elimination

OPEN Preventing chronic disease | 6 Apr 2013

ML Maciejewski, WS Yancy, M Olsen, HJ Weidenbacher, D Abbott, M Weinberger, S Datta and LC Kahwati
Abstract
Overweight and obesity are public health issues in the United States, and veterans have a higher rate of overweight and obesity than the general population. Our objective was to examine whether copayment elimination increased use of a weight loss clinic by veterans.
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Adipose tissue, Health economics, Health, Cancer, Obesity, Public health, United States, Nutrition
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