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Nutrition, Physical Activity, and Obesity: Health Care Initiatives

We share your commitment to improving the health of your patients. And we know that health care is more than treating illness.

The following resources can help providers address physical activity and nutrition in the health care setting. We’ve grouped resources into three key categories. Follow these links to find tools and information for each area.

Health Care Resources

  • Position statements
  • Physician and patient resource materials
  • Waiting room brochures
  • Training opportunities for certificates of weight management

Prevention and Screening

  • Guidelines
  • Growth charts
  • Assessment tools

Management and Treatment

  • Guidelines
  • Expert recommendations

Contact our Chronic Disease Prevention program staff

Last revised June 20, 2023