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Encouraging Healthy Lifestyles Toolkit
By News Staff
Americans In Motion -- Healthy Interventions (AIM-HI)
This is an excellent and comprehensive resource for physicians interested in finding ways to encourage their patients to live healthy lifestyles. It offers CME opportunities, tools for physicians' offices, patient education resources and community education resources.
AFP By Topic: Obesity
The AAFP's clinical journal, American Family Physician, has gathered together a list of resources on obesity that the AFP online medical editor has defined as current. Articles included in this list cover screening and diagnosis, prevention, treatment, complications and special situations, practice improvement, and patient education.
AAFP Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services: Obesity, Adults and AAFP Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services: Obesity, Children and Adolescents (scroll down to "Obesity" entries)
AAFP Recommendations for Clinical Preventive Services: Physical Activity, Counseling
Catalog Merchandise: AAFP Patient Information - AIM
Webinar: "Putting Nutrition Science to Work in Family Medicine: Nutrition and Weight Management"
Webinar: "Putting Nutrition Science to Work in Family Medicine: Nutrition and Heart Disease"
Webinar: "Putting Nutrition Science to Work in Family Medicine: Nutrition and Digestive Health"
Exercise: How To Get Started
Healthy Living - Your Life in Balance
Healthy Living: How Common Behaviors Affect Your Health
Nutrition for Weight Loss: What You Need to Know About Fad Diets
Nutrition: Tips for Improving Your Health
Prescription Weight-loss Medicines
Weight Issues in Children
What it Takes to Lose Weight
What You Should Know Before You Start A Weight Loss Plan
CDC: Healthy Weight -- It's Not a Diet, it's a Lifestyle!
CDC: Overweight and Obesity -- Causes and Consequences
Center of Excellence for Training and Research Translation
National Heart Lung, and Blood Institute Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults: the Evidence Report
(262-page PDF; About PDFs)
Let's Move Campaign
Nutrition in Medicine
The Obesity Society
The Practical Guide: Identification, Evaluation and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
(94-page PDF; About PDFs)
Produce for Better Health Foundation: Launching Your Educational Program
Shape Up America!
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine: Collaborative development, implementation, and evaluation of a novel curriculum in pediatric obesity identification and treatment
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine: Incidence of Childhood Obesity Among Children at a Community Health Center
Society of Teachers of Family Medicine: Nutrition Resources
STOP, Strategies to Overcome and Prevent Obesity Alliance
Weight-control Information Network
An information service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases