Term Weight Management
Code LT-9500
Definition Programs that utilize one or a variety of techniques including nutrition education, exercise, special diets, protein sparing fasting, behavior modification, hypnosis, medication or surgery to help individuals who have a weight control problem gain or lose weight to achieve a more healthful body weight and develop a lifestyle that allows them to maintain that weight.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 9/29/04
Use References Dieting
Weight Control
See Also References BMI/Body Composition Screening (LF-4900.1150)
Body Image Education (RR-5150.5000-100)
Dietitian/Nutritionist Referrals (LH-2600.1740)
Disease Prevention Programs (LT-1780)
Eating Disorders Screening (RP-5000.5000-200)
Eating Disorders Treatment (RP-6400.1900)
Fitness Equipment and Accessories (PL-7200.2000)
Healthy Eating Programs (LH-2700.6000-300)
Nutrition Assessment Services (LF-4900.6200)
Nutrition Education (LH-2700.6000)
Physical Activity and Fitness Education/Promotion (LH-2700.6450)
Physical Fitness (PL-6600)
Physical Fitness Referrals (PL-6610)
Weight Related Support Groups (PN-8100.0500-900)
External Classification Terms Ambulatory & Primary Health Care (NTE E30)
Health (CAN HC-300)
Health Care (USA HC-300)
Patient Care/Health Care Delivery (NPC E09)
Weight Watching/Diet Control (UW
Related Concepts
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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