Key for detection, prevention and treatment
The doctor plays a key role in detecting and diagnosing the disease, but his support is likewise essential through the patient's entire weight-loss process, assessing the patient's health condition, evaluating progress made and adapting the situation to each patient’s individual needs and characteristics.
Despite evidence which shows that obesity is a serious health risk, there are several factors which often make it difficult for health care professionals to fully accept responsibility for the treatment of obesity:
All of these factors show the need to provide the doctor with effective tools for the treatment and prevention of overweight and obesity. Fundación PronoKal®, is aware of this situation and has launched the initiative entitled "Doctors involves in combatting obesity", doing our part to help solve this problem.