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The Weight of the Nation| HBO

HBO shines a bright light on America’s obesity epidemic in this multi-part, multi-platform project that looks at causes, symptoms and treatments for the problem and…

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Change Talk: Childhood Obesity| American Academy of Pediatrics, Kognito

An interactive role-play simulation for health professionals that builds their motivational interviewing skills to lead real-life conversations with parents and their children about healthy weight and childhood…

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Obesity Image Banks| Obesity Action Coalition, Rudd Center, World Obesity, Obesity Canada

A collection of free image banks containing respectful images of individuals with obesity for use in educational materials and related publications. These galleries can help…

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Talking with Patients about Weight Management| Western Region Public Health Training Center (WRPHTC)

A podcast of simulated clinic encounters dealing with motivational interviewing and weight management in different social contexts.  Topics covered include: … how to ask about a patient’s…

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Insights into the Patient Population with Obesity: Assessment and Treatment| Obesity Medicine Association (OMA)

The Obesity Algorithm® is an educational tool to help health care providers both understand the complexity of the disease of obesity and implement effective, evidence-based obesity…

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Rethink Obesity: Resources for Healthcare Professionals| Novo Nordisk

The aim of this resource is to present a foundation for these techniques that will enable providers to have an effective consultation around weight loss…

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Physical Activity and Obesity: How to Get Your Patient Moving| Deborah Bade Horn, DO, MPH | Western Region Public Health Training Center (WRPHTC)

Overview Do you know how to set your patient up for success?  Physical activity is more than just “exercise.”  Physical activity can be intimidating in…

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Treatment of Pediatric and Adolescent Obesity| Wendy Scinta, MD | Western Region Public Health Training Center (WRPHTC)

Overview In this presentation, we will briefly review the history of the childhood obesity epidemic and contributing factors. The elements of a successful pediatric practice…

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Childhood Obesity Programs: Comparative Effectiveness of Interventions| Brian Magnum, MD, PhD | Western Region Public Health Training Center (WRPHTC)

Overview The overall aim of this presentation is to allow the public health practitioner to choose those prevention methods and settings specific to Childhood Obesity…

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Adult Obesity: Diagnostic and Treatment Approaches| Myra Muramoto, MD, MPH | Western Region Public Health Training Center (WRPHTC)

This presentation provides an overview of approaches to diagnosis and treatment of adult obesity.  Overview This presentation provides an overview of approaches to diagnosis of adult obesity using BMI,…

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KNIGHTS Student-Run Free Clinic| University of Central Florida

This student-run free clinic is an extracurricular program designed to help medical students learn to assess, treat and counsel on lifestyle changes for patients with…

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Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine at Tulane University (GCCM)| Tulane University / GCCM

Through innovative nutrition curriculum and hands-on training in the culinary arts, GCCM seeks to better prepare future physicians to serve and heal patients and communities. ***Winner…

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Healthy Homes, Healthy Futures: An Obesity-Centered Home Visitation Curriculum for Pediatric Residents| Kofi D. Essel, MD, MPH

This curriculum can be used with any resident in any year of training to help teach about the multifactorial causes of obesity as well as…

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