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Professional Resources: Obesity


Centers for Disease Control: Obesity Trends

View online or download Obesity Trends slides from 1985 - 2002 to see the spread of the U.S. waistline.

Clinical Guidelines on the Identification, Evaluation, and Treatment of Overweight and Obesity in Adults

Publications available in full-text online or downloadable versions in PDF and for Palm OS users, includes interactive BMI calculator.

Glycemic Effects of Food and Physical Activity

(members only)
Case Study
From the 2005 DCE Pre-conference Workshop, Glycemic Effect of Food and Physical Activity: Make it a Winning Combination.

National Weight Control Registry

A registry of over 3,000 individuals who have successfully lost and maintained significant amounts of weight. Includes abstracts of research articles describing the eating and exercise habits, behavioral strategies, and effect of the weight loss on their lives.

NHLBI Obesity Education Initiative

OEI was developed to reduce the occurrence of obesity and physical inactivity associated with cardiovascular disease. Consumer and professional publications and programs are available along with an online menu planner.

Weight Control Information Network

Provides resources for the professional and consumer on obesity, weight management, and nutrition.