Health Information > Obesity

Clinical Trials

- ClinicalTrials.gov: Obesity - National Institutes of Health

Diagnosis/Symptoms

- Body Mass Index Chart - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
- Aim for a Healthy Weight: Assessing Your Risk - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Dictionaries/Glossaries

- Obesity, Physical Activity, and Weight-Control Glo - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network

Directories

- American Society of Bariatric Physicians: Locate a - American Society of Bariatric Physicians
- Find a Nutrition Professional - American Dietetic Association

Financial Issues

- Obesity Costs States Billions in Medical Expenses - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
- Tax Breaks for Obesity - American Obesity Association
- Health Insurance Coverage for Obesity - American Obesity Association

Genetics

- Obesity and Genetics: What We Know, What We Don&# - Centers for Disease Control, Office of Genomics and Disease Prevention

Health Check Tools

- Calculate Your Body Mass Index - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute

Law and Policy

- Discrimination: Employment - American Obesity Association
- Disability Due to Obesity - American Obesity Association

National Institutes of Health

- Do You Know the Health Risks of Being Overweight? - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network
- Understanding Adult Obesity - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network

Newsletters/Print Publications

- WIN Notes - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network

Organizations

- Weight-Control Information Network - National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases
- National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute -
- National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and K -
- American Obesity Association -

Overviews

- Obesity - American Heart Association
- Defining Overweight and Obesity - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
- Overweight and Obesity: Frequently Asked Questions - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
- Overweight/Obesity - American College of Physicians

Prevention/Screening

- Physical Activity and Good Nutrition: Essential El - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Related Issues

- Working with Your Doctor to Overcome Overweight an - American Academy of Family Physicians
- Active at Any Size - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network
- Medical Care for Obese Patients - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network
- Obesity and Cancer - National Cancer Institute
- Factors Contributing to Obesity - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
- Losing Weight: Start By Counting Calories - Food and Drug Administration

Research

- Obesity and Weight Gain Increase Risk for Kidney S - American Medical Association
- Eating at Fast-Food Restaurants More Than Twice Pe - National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
- Obesity Threatens to Cut U.S. Life Expectancy - National Institute on Aging

Specific Conditions

- Morbid Obesity - American Obesity Association

Statistics

- Statistics Related to Overweight and Obesity - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network
- New Data Available That Show Relationship Between - Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality
- Improving Nutrition and Increasing Physical Activi - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
- Preventing Obesity and Chronic Diseases Through Go - National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion
- Prevalence of Obesity Among Adults Aged 20 Years a - National Center for Health Statistics
- National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey: - National Center for Health Statistics
- FASTATS: Overweight Prevalence - National Center for Health Statistics
- Obesity in Minority Populations - American Obesity Association

Treatment

- Very Low-Calorie Diets - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network
- Prescription Medications for the Treatment of Obes - NIDDK Weight-Control Information Network
- Treating Obesity with Drugs and Surgery: A Clinica - American College of Physicians

Women

- Obesity - National Women's Health Information Center
- What's Important about Elderly Women's F - American Heart Association
- Women and Obesity - American Obesity Association