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Anderson196 Jarvis197 Lowery198 van Avendonk
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Al-Quaiz200 Carvajal
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Kushner and Ryan202 Obesity Australia203
TitleA practical approach to treatment of the obese patientYour family doctor—keeping you healthy
AMA family doctor week, 20–26 July 2014
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  • FP, family physician; GP, general practitioner.