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A new study estimates that 67.6 million Americans age >25 years are obese and an additional 65.2 million are overweight.

In these half-dozen slides, we look at this dangerous combination and the particular challenges it poses to diagnosis and disease management.

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Two lesions have been slowly expanding on an older man’s chest for 2 years. What is the problem? This and questions on 3 other topics in this quiz.

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Diabetes, obesity, hyperlipidemia, hypothyroidism—these endocrine disorders and others are major reasons why patients come to you. Find out what you know, and don’t know, here.

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Should calcium supplementation be SOP? Are all high-fat foods bad? Does the “3500 calorie rule” work? Noodle these and other nutrition questions.

Obesity was declared a hormone-based disease in 2012, creating the need for a structured approach to obesity medicine. The AACE has taken the lead.

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Researchers discover new evidence about the interplay between environment and health.

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