Specializes in Family Nurse Practitioner. Has 6 years experience.
This article addresses the ongoing obesity epidemic and how this public health crisis is even more problematic in our post COVID era. It comments on how the internet is riddled with harmful and misleading health information when it comes to weight loss advice and discusses basic steps nurses and the public can take to to begin their weight loss journeys as well as various medical interventions that can be employed in the medical specialty of bariatrics. It will make clear that the best resource for safe weight loss advice is your licensed and credentialed healthcare team, not the internet. This article is being submitted as part of the current Allnurses article contest.