Obesity resource library

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Download materials to support your conversations with people living with obesity

Obesity and COVID-19 data fact sheet

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.

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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.

Rethink Obesity® education booklet

Billing & coding guide

A guide for commonly reported obesity-related codes.

Download of science of obesity guide

Impairments to health flashcard

Understand how weight-related comorbidities can impact your patients’ health and how you can help.

Obesity management brochure

Metabolic adaptation flashcard

This resource discusses the mechanisms that contribute to weight regain. 

Obesity management brochure

GLP-1 in regulation of appetite flashcard

Learn more about the brain's key role in appetite regulation.

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The impact of culture on weight flashcard

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' 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.

Video of science behind obesity

The science behind obesity

Video of the emotional challenges of obesity

The emotional challenges of obesity

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Obesity through your patient’s eyes

Video of a firsthand take on obesity

A firsthand take on obesity

Video of starting to talk to your patients about weight management

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 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.

My weight-management plan document

My weight-management plan

Goal setting helps with weight management. Align with your patients individually and realistically to create long-term goals.

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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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