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ACOG's Wellness Work Group on Obesity has identified the following resources as potentially helpful to obstetrician-gynecologists and women's health care providers in addressing obesity with their patients. This list of resources can also be downloaded in PDF form.

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Obesity Screening and Assessment of Patient Readiness for Weight Loss
Assessment of Risk Factors
Lifestyle Therapies
Pharmacologic and Surgical Interventions
Printable Tools for Practice from the Wellness Work Group on Obesity

Obesity Screening and Assessment of Patient Readiness for Weight Loss

Patient forms and questionnaires that can be modified/adapted for use into clinical practice:

Assessment of Risk Factors

ACOG's Wellness Work Group on Obesity has identified the following resources as potentially helpful in assessing obesity-related risk factors:

U.S. Preventive Services Task Force: Obesity in Adults: Screening and Management, June 2012

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Patient forms and questionnaires that can be modified/adapted for use into clinical practice:

Lifestyle Therapies

Diet

ACOG Resources

USDA Supertracker

Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion: The 2015–2020 Dietary Guidelines

National Heart, Blood, Lung Institute (NHBLI-NIH)

NIH weight control information network (WIN): Just Enough for You: About Food Portions (PDF)

MOVE! Weight Management Program

CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program

Physical Activity

MOVE! Weight Management Program

NIH weight control information network (WIN):

Behavioral Strategies

CDC National Diabetes Prevention Program

CDC NIDDK Publications Catalog

NIH weight control information network (WIN):

Pharmacologic and Surgical Interventions

Physician Resources

Obesity Action Coalition

UpToDate: Obesity in adults: Drug therapy

American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) ASBP Obesity Algorithm: Adult Adiposity Evaluation and Treatment 2013 (PDF)

Patient Resources

WebMD: Weight Loss and Obesity

American Society of Bariatric Physicians (ASBP) ASBP Obesity Algorithm: Adult Adiposity Evaluation and Treatment 2013 (PDF)

Other Resources

Printable Tools for Practice from the Wellness Work Group on Obesity

Also in The Obesity Toolkit
Letter From ACOG President Mark S. DeFrancesco, MD, MBA (PDF)
Background and Introduction (PDF)
Obesity Screening and Assessing Patient Readiness for Weight Loss
Lifestyle Therapies: Diet, Physical Activity, and Behavioral Strategies
Pharmacologic and Surgical Interventions
Frequently Asked Questions: Intervention Programs (PDF)
Coding for Obesity (PDF)

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