AACE applauds the American Medical Association for recognizing obesity as disease state The American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists applauds the American Medical Association House of Delegates because of its action today to approve an answer recognizing obesity as a disease state requiring a range of interventions to advance obesity treatment and prevention. AACE, the sponsor of the quality, was joined by state and specialty medical societies in advocating for acknowledgement of obesity as a disease state, including The Endocrine Society, American University of Cardiology, American College of Surgeons, American Urological Association, and the Texas Condition Delegation among numerous others. AACE has also lately advanced a complications-centric model of health care for the obese patient as a component of its In depth Treatment Algorithm for Diabetes dmae .
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