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Managing smoking cessation‑related weight gain.

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About 80% of smokers who stop smoking gain weight after they stop; on average 5 kg in the first year and about 6 to 7 kg overall. However, weight gain varies a lot between individuals, with some putting on 10 kg or more in a year. Although some factors predict who will gain excessive weight, they are not clinically useful for targeting individuals at high risk. Instead, it may be prudent to monitor weight gain after cessation and intervene with people gaining more than 1 kg/month. There is so...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Primary Care Health Sciences
Journal:
Polskie Archiwum Medycyny Wewnetrznej
Volume:
122
Issue:
10
Pages:
494-498
Publication date:
2012
EISSN:
1897-9483
ISSN:
0032-3772
URN:
uuid:73281c9a-703b-4861-969d-3aeab90b3c85
Source identifiers:
358609
Local pid:
pubs:358609

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