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Society guideline links: Obesity in adults

Deputy Editor
Daniel J Sullivan, MD, MPH

Introduction

This topic includes links to society and government-sponsored guidelines from selected countries and regions around the world. We will update these links periodically; newer versions of some guidelines may be available on each society's website. Some societies may require users to log in to access their guidelines.

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Links to related guidelines are provided separately. (See "Society guideline links: Bariatric surgery" and "Society guideline links: Diabetes mellitus in adults" and "Society guideline links: Lipid disorders in adults" and "Society guideline links: Polycystic ovary syndrome" and "Society guideline links: Obesity in children".)

International

World Gastroenterology Organisation (WGO): Global guideline on obesity (2011)

Canada

Canadian Task Force on Preventive Health Care (CTFPHC): Recommendations for prevention of weight gain and use of behavioural and pharmacologic interventions to manage overweight and obesity in adults in primary care (2015)

     
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Literature review current through: Oct 2017. | This topic last updated: Apr 26, 2017.
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