Obesity resource library

Materials for you
Materials for you
Videos for you
Materials for your patients
Obesity-related organizations
Primary care organizations

Download materials to support your conversations with people living with obesity

Obesity and COVID-19 data fact sheet

Comorbidities of obesity brochure

This brochure includes an overview of common weight-related comorbidities and the impact weight loss may have on them.

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The ABC’s of chronic weight management

A practical, concise guide informing steps for effective obesity diagnosis and treatment.

Download of clinical overview of the AACE/ACE obesity guidelines

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.

Obesity management brochure

Metabolic adaptation flashcard

This resource discusses the mechanisms that contribute to weight regain. 

Obesity management brochure

Pharmacological treatment options flash card

Read an overview of how pharmacotherapy may be an option for your patients with obesity.

Obesity management brochure

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.

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Weight-loss profile tool, a risk assessment tool

Watch these videos to better understand your patients’ possible experiences 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.

Video of science behind obesity

The science behind obesity

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Lisa’s search for weight-management support

Video of a firsthand take on obesity

Donna’s personal experience with weight management

Video of starting to talk to your patients about weight management

Weight-management tools made change possible for Reneé

Download and share these materials with your patients to help support them in achieving their weight-loss goals

Patient weight-management brochure

Patient weight-management brochure

Patients who are actively trying to maintain their weight loss can use this piece to learn about the 3 phases of weight loss—which include reduction, plateau, and regain—and review talking points to help them speak with their HCPs about weight management.

My personal weight journey document

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.

Tug-of-war handout

Tug-of-war handout

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.

Goal setting for weight management download

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

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

Be an advocate for your patients

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Sharpen your obesity management knowledge

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