VA/DoD CLINICAL PRACTICE GUIDELINE FOR THE MANAGEMENT OF ADULT OVERWEIGHT AND OBESITY Department of Veterans Affairs Department of Defense. QUALIFYING STATEMENTS The Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Defense guidelines are based upon the best information available at the time of publication. Adults For most patients with a BMI of or higher, 5–10% weight loss over 6 months is a realistic initial goal. When the patient has reached and maintained the initial goal weight for 12 months or more, consider setting a new xfuckx.xyz Size: KB.
A high BMI can be an indicator of high body fatness. To calculate BMI, see the Adult BMI Calculator or determine BMI by finding your height and weight in this BMI Index Chart. external icon.. If your BMI is less than , it falls within the underweight range. If your BMI is to. For example, here are the weight ranges, the corresponding BMI ranges, and the weight status categories for a person who is 5′ 9″. Height Weight Range BMI Weight Status; 5′ 9″ lbs or less: Below Underweight: lbs to lbs: to Normal or Healthy Weight: lbs to lbs: to Overweight: lbs or more: 30 or higher: Obese.
Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults--The Evidence Report. National Institutes of Health. Obesity in Adults to develop clinical practice guidelines for primary care practitioners. The impetus for these guidelines was the recog-nition that the prevalence of overweight and obesity in the United States is increasing, and that practitioners need to be alerted .
Aug 04, · Recommendations Step 1: Recognition of obesity as a chronic disease and obtaining patient permission. Obesity is a complex and Step 2: Assessment. Primary care clinicians should promote a holistic approach to health with a focus on health Step 3: Discussion of treatment options. Adults Cited by: 8. Jan 11, · The guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management of Adult Overweight and Obesity and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients .