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New certification for doctors in obesity

USA Today, August 5, 2009
Physicians will soon be able to become specialists in weight management. The Obesity Society and 10 other professional societies, including the American Diabetes Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, are creating an Obesity Medicine Physician Certification for doctors who pass an examination on nutrition, exercise, psychology, and medicine. Doctors will be able to earn the certificate in 2010.