Letters

Drugs are not best for obesity

BMJ 2001; 323 doi: http://dx.doi.org/10.1136/bmj.323.7312.576 (Published 08 September 2001) Cite this as: BMJ 2001;323:576
  1. Elliot M Berry, senior physician ([email protected])
  1. Department of Human Nutrition and Metabolism, and Internal Medicine, Hebrew University-Hadassah Medical School, Jerusalem, Israel, 91120

    EDITOR—Després in his editorial recommends more studies that test drug treatment for obesity.1 Most doctors and patients would agree that the medical management of obesity is a failure. The modern epidemic of obesity implies that there is an environmental rather than a metabolic …

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