Hear the stories of three patients, including AAFP past President Michael Fleming, M.D., regarding their struggle to successfully lose weight and maintain a healthier lifestyle.
The Surgeon General Speaks
U.S. Surgeon General Regina Benjamin, M.D., who also is a family physician, talks about the release of "The Surgeon General's Vision for a Healthy and Fit Nation 2010" and how family physicians can help the nation obtain that vision.
An Overweight and Obesity Toolkit for Family Physicians
This toolkit provides resources on healthy living, overweight and obesity for family physicians and their patients. The list includes resources from the AAFP, FamilyDoctor.org and a variety of other government and private sources.
Noted author and family physician Michelle May, M.D., provides guidance on how to get patients motivated to live healthier lifestyles.