Patient Screening, Assessment, and Expectations
This website also contains material copyrighted by 3rd parties. Patient visits may not need to occur as frequently during follow-up as during the initial weight-loss phase. In contrast, insufficient sleep undermines the body's ability to limit expansion of fat mass. Angiotensin-converting enzyme ACE inhibitors, angiotensin receptor blockers ARBs , and calcium channel blockers, rather than beta-adrenergic blockers, should be considered as first-line therapy for hypertension in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus who are obese. Leptin concentrations are a predictor of overweight reduction in a lifestyle intervention. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research.
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