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The emperor’s tailors: the failure of the medical weight loss paradigm and its causal role in the obesity of America
I can easier teach twenty what were good to be done than to be one of the twenty to follow mine own teaching. The brain may devise laws for the blood, but a hot temper leaps o’er a colddecree. Portia, Merchant of Venice .
Article first published online: 5 APR 2009
© 2009 Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism
Volume 11, Issue 6, pages 557–570, June 2009
How to Cite
Puterbaugh, J. S. (2009), The emperor’s tailors: the failure of the medical weight loss paradigm and its causal role in the obesity of America. Diabetes, Obesity and Metabolism, 11: 557–570. doi: 10.1111/j.1463-1326.2009.01019.x
[This article, loaded on 08 May 2009, after first online publication, replaces the version originally published online, and several corrections have been made to the references.]
- Issue published online: 6 MAY 2009
- Article first published online: 5 APR 2009
- Received 14 October 2008; returned for revision 23 October 2008; revised version accepted 05 November 2008
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