Obesity management guidelines and resources

Resources for working with your patients

Explore our resources above to access useful tools to use with your patients living with obesity. Each resource aims to support you with a specific aspect of working with your patients, from how to begin the discussion about weight, to setting meaningful goals your patients can stick to.

Use a BMI calculator1

The NHS has a useful body mass index (BMI) tool that patients can use to calculate their own BMI, as well as understand what BMI is and how it is calculated.1

Work with your patients to calculate their BMI to help them understand their current health state.1

Discover other resources to help you to support your patients 

Explore the below resources for additional support on working effectively with your patients with obesity:

Do you know about the ACTION Study?

The ACTION Study is the first nationwide US study to investigate the barriers to obesity management. The study identified multiple barriers to weight management for people living with obesity.2