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Canadian obesity management guidelines and resources

Resources for working with your patients

Explore the resources above 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 implement.

Use a BMI table

A BMI table is a useful tool that patients can use to understand more about BMI. Work with your patients to help them determine their BMI to help them better understand their obesity classification.1

Canadian obesity treatment guidelines

Access Canadian obesity treatment guidelines and weight-management recommendations by exploring the links below: 

2015 Recommendations for the prevention of weight gain and use of behavioural and pharmacologic interventions to manage overweight and obesity in adults in primary care 
2011 5As of Obesity management
Canada  Obesity Canada