Download materials to support your conversations with people living with obesity
Comorbidities of obesity brochure
This brochure includes an overview of common weight-related comorbidities and the impact weight loss may have on them.
Obesity and COVID-19 fact sheet
This fact sheet presents data regarding the link between COVID-19 and obesity.
Patients with obesity may face heightened risks from COVID-19. Understanding the relationship between COVID-19 and long-term weight management can help you provide critical care at a much needed time.
The ABC’s of chronic weight management
A practical, concise guide informing steps for effective obesity diagnosis and treatment.
Overview of the AACE/ACE obesity guidelines
Obesity is recognized as a chronic, progressive disease. Check out the full guidelines for details on how to treat.
Billing & coding guide
A guide for commonly reported obesity-related codes.
Impairments to health flashcard
Understand how weight-related comorbidities can impact your patients’ health and how you can help.
Metabolic adaptation flashcard
This resource discusses the mechanisms that contribute to weight regain.
Pharmacological treatment options flash card
Read an overview of how pharmacotherapy may be an option for your patients with obesity.
The impact of culture on weight flash card
Understand how cultural factors may impact weight management.
Risk assessment tool
This tool can help you assess the risks weight-related comorbidities pose to your patients and plan a course of action to help alleviate these conditions through long-term weight management.
Watch these videos to better understand your patients' experience with obesity and long-term weight management
Dr. Holly Lofton discusses how obesity is often managed differently than other chronic diseases and highlights the need for proper diagnosis and treatment.
The science behind obesity
The emotional challenges of obesity
Obesity through your patient’s eyes
A firsthand take on obesity
Donna explains her weight-management journey
Download and share these materials with your patients to help support them in achieving their weight-loss goals
My personal weight history
Patients can use this tool to document their weight history, from previous weight-loss efforts to eating and activity routines, so that you can work together to create a plan that works for them.
This resource can be used to help patients understand the body’s metabolic and hormonal responses to weight loss, as well as the multiple factors that affect weight management.
My weight-management plan
Goal setting helps with weight management. Align with your patients individually and realistically to create long-term goals.
Patient preparation form
You can use this form with your patients to plan for their weight management.
Share these helpful partner organizations with patients who would like to learn more
There are a wide range of reputable organizations that can provide further guidance on how to manage obesity.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery (ASMBS)
American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists (AACE)
Obesity Action Coalition (OAC)
American Board of Obesity Medicine (ABOM)
Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)
The obesity-related websites on this page are independently operated and not managed by Novo Nordisk. Novo Nordisk assumes no responsibility for any information they may provide.
Visit these sites to learn more about important organizations helping to treat obesity