5 Steps to prevent Heart Disease

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Medical textbook has cognitive dissonance with NCEP guidelines

TITLE PAGE 7:  Hey Joe, say it ain’t so.





p. 1202 :
“Little Progress has been made in prevention or treatment (of obesity).....”
p.1204:
“Using conventional dietary techniques only 20% of patients will lose 20 lb. and maintain the loss for over 2 years;  5% will maintain a 40 lb loss.”


Robert B. Baron, MD, MS
2011 Current Medical Diagnosis & Treatment
Stephen J McPhee, McGraw Hill, LANGE

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