Obesity Guidelines and Resources

Clinical Guidelines Patient Handouts/Tools Presentations CME Resources Clinical Guidelines From the United States Preventive Services Task Force. Screening for obesity in adults: recommendations and rationale. U.S. Preventive Services Task Force Patient Handouts and Materials Do You Know the Health Risks of Being Overweight? (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)) Overweight and […]

Childhood Overweight and Obesity

The prevalence of overweight and obesity and its significant co-morbidities in pediatric populations has rapidly increased and reached epidemic proportions. In 2000, 17 percent of children and adolescents less than 19 years of age were overweight or obese, and this rate continues to rise at an alarming rate. The prevention of overweight is critical. Overweight […]

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