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INFORMATION YOU CAN TRUST: RESOURCES FOR PATIENTS

When it comes to weight loss and managing your weight, it is hard to know where to turn. Talking about your weight with a healthcare professional can be hard. National Obesity Care Week offers these trusted resources to help you get the quality care you need to achieve your weight-loss and weight-management goals.

 


General Resources

Obesity and Co-Morbidities

AHA Policy Statement: Worksite Wellness Programs (Strategies to Overcome and Prevent Obesity Alliance) »

Can My Weight Make My Joint Pain Worse? (American Society for Nutrition) »

Disease of Obesity (American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery)   »

Fast Facts: Obesity-Related Chronic Disease (Strategies to Overcome and Prevent Obesity Alliance) »

Obesity and Cancer (The Obesity Society) »

Obesity and Cancer Fact Sheet (Obesity Action Coalition) »

Obesity and Depression: An Intertwined Challenge (Obesity Action Coalition) »
By Gwyn Cready, MBA, and Ted Kyle, RPh, MBA

Obesity and Eating Disorders Fact Sheet (Obesity Action Coalition) »

Obesity and Heart Disease Fact Sheet (Obesity Action Coalition) »

Obesity and Hypertension Fact Sheet (Obesity Action Coalition) »

Obesity and Lipid Abnormalities Fact Sheet (Obesity Action Coalition) »

Obesity and Osteoarthritis Fact Sheet (Obesity Action Coalition) »

Obesity and Stroke Fact Sheet (Obesity Action Coalition) »

The Wear and Tear of Obesity: The Burden of Weight in Joint Disease (Obesity Action Coalition) »
By Jacqueline Jacques, ND

Understanding Excess Weight and its Role in Type 2 Diabetes (Obesity Action Coalition) »

Weight Gain and Joint Pain (American Society for Nutrition) »

What You Need To Know About Obesity and Cancer (American Institute for Cancer Research) »

Worksite Wellness Programs for Cardiovascular Disease Prevention Policy Statement

Your Weight and Diabetes (The Obesity Society) »

Your Weight Matters Campaign (Obesity Action Coalition) »

Weight Loss

Partnership with Healthcare Professionals

Recursos de Obesidad en Espanol

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