Consensus Conference on Obesity: Building an Evidence Base for Comprehensive Action (2014)

This statement outlines the key findings from the 2014 AACE/ACE Consensus Conference on Obesity, including the need for a medically meaningful and actionable diagnosis of obesity, research that evaluates and refines a complications-centric clinical approach to obesity, the need for a better understanding of reimbursement mechanisms and the value associated with obesity prevention and management, increased nutrition and obesity education, and enhanced public awareness and health literacy.