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Journal of Obesity
Volume 2011 (2011), Article ID 686521, 6 pages
Canadian Physicians' Use of Antiobesity Drugs and Their Referral Patterns to Weight Management Programs or Providers: The SOCCER Study
1Department of Medicine, University of Alberta, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2V2
2Department of Medicine, Walter C. MacKenzie Health Sciences Center (2F1.26), University of Alberta Hospital, 8440-112 Street, Edmonton, AB, Canada T6G 2B7
3Madella Clinical Research Consulting, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L9C 7W6
4Population Health Research Institute, McMaster Hamilton, University Health Sciences, Hamilton, ON, Canada L8L 2X2
5Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, AB, Canada T2N 4N1
Received 13 September 2010; Accepted 15 October 2010
Academic Editor: A. Halpern
Copyright © 2011 R. S. Padwal et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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