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Browse a variety of materials that illustrate the experiences of patients with obesity and detail the latest research into their condition and potential treatment.

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Obesity is a Chronic Disease

Review the facts of how obesity affects the body and aspects of providing care.

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Obesity and COVID-19

Take a deep dive into the data and recommendations revealing how COVID-19 interacts with obesity and other disease states, gathered from a variety of expert sources.

 

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Burden of Obesity Infographic

Explore data showing the health and economic costs of living with obesity.

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Stigma and Bias in the Care and Treatment of Obesity

Weight bias affects many aspects of a patient’s life — including their health care. Get a deeper understanding of your patients’ potential barriers and experiences.

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Individualizing Treatment Plans and the Role of Shared Decision-Making (IME content)

Discover communication skills and other tips for how to partner with obese patients on their path to better health.

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The Impact of Obesity on the Workforce and Employers

The health impacts of obesity lead to increased healthcare costs, lost productivity and other outcomes directly affecting employers. Dig into the details to better understand what obesity means for the working world.

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Burden of Obesity: Complication Rates

See how patients with obesity are at increased risk for stroke, heart failure and other complications compared to individuals with standard body mass index.

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Burden of Obesity: Healthcare Costs

See how the cost of health care rises in relation to body mass index and the presence of complications.

 

 

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Burden of Obesity: Benefits of Weight Loss

See how weight loss can improve healthcare costs and the risk of complications.

 

 

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