A survey by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health revealed only 44% of responding physicians reported feeling successful in helping obese patients lose weight, with a majority stating that nutritionists and dietitians were better suited for the job. "In order to begin improving obesity care, medical education should focus on enhancing those obesity-related skills primary care physicians feel most qualified to deliver, as well as changing the composition of health care teams and practice resources," said study lead author Sara Bleich. The findings were published in BMJ Open.
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