Promoting Treatment Adherence provides health care providers with a comprehensive set of information and strategies for understanding and promoting treatment adherence across a wide range of treatment types and clinical populations. The information is presented in a practical how-to manner, and is intended as a resource that practitioners can draw from to improve skills in promoting treatment adherence. 

Adherence to Dietary Recommendations

Adherence to dietary recommendations
Barbara S.McCann

Dietary recommendations are frequently provided within the context of giving medical advice. Such recommendations are important in the management of a number of medical conditions. The most common of these include diabetes, hyperlipidemia, hypertension, and obesity. Even surgical treatments for obesity require substantial changes in daily dietary practices for surgery to be successful. This chapter provides a step-by-step description of procedures useful for adherence to dietary recommendations. Because of the widespread problem of obesity and obesity-related diseases in the United States (including the aforementioned diabetes, hyperlipidemia, and hypertension), recent interest in surgical approaches to weight loss, and the irony of requiring strict dietary adherence following surgery in individuals who heretofore have been extremely unsuccessful in controlling their ...

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