Download materials to support your conversations with people living with obesity
Obesity and COVID-19
Obesity and COVID-19: what you need to know
This fact sheet presents emerging data regarding the link between COVID-19 and obesity, as well as provides resources for you and your patients to stay up to date on the latest information.
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.
Materials for you
The ABC’s of chronic weight management
A practical, concise guide informing steps for effective obesity diagnosis and treatment.
Rethink Obesity® education booklet
A guide on motivational interviewing, behavioral therapy, and treatment options to support your patients' weight-loss efforts.
Overview of the AACE/ACE obesity guidelines
Obesity is now recognized as a chronic, progressive disease. Check out the full guidelines for details on how to treat.
Science of obesity overview guide
Discover the science, causes, and effects of obesity.
Obesity management brochure
A guide that details the components of a comprehensive long-term treatment plan.
Risk Assessment Tool
This tool can help you assess the risks weight-related comorbidities pose to your patients and the best 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
Videos for you
Donna explains her weight-management journey
The science behind obesity
The emotional challenges of obesity
Obesity through your patient’s eyes
A firsthand take on obesity
Start talking to your patients about weight management
Download and share these materials with your patients to help support them in achieving their weight-loss goals
Materials for your patients
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.
Goal setting for weight management
A handout to help set SMART (Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant, Timely) weight-management goals with your patients.
Share these helpful partner organizations with patients who would like to learn more
Obesity specialty resources
There are a wide range of reputable organizations that can provide further guidance on how to manage obesity.
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics
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
Primary care resources
Be an advocate for your patients
Sharpen your obesity management knowledge