Now Published: “Perceptions of Barriers to Effective Obesity Care: Results from the National ACTION Study”

ACTION Study:

The first US nationwide study to investigate barriers to obesity management

Despite more recognition of obesity as a disease, many challenges must be overcome to ensure that people with obesity have access to medical care and support to effectively manage obesity.

The “Awareness, Care, and Treatment In Obesity MaNagement” (ACTION) Study is the first US nationwide study to investigate barriers to obesity management from the perspective of people with obesity, health care professionals, and employers.

ACTION Study:

The first US nationwide study to investigate barriers to obesity management

Despite more recognition of obesity as a disease, many challenges must be overcome to ensure that people with obesity have access to medical care and support to effectively manage obesity.

The “Awareness, Care, and Treatment In Obesity MaNagement” (ACTION) Study is the first US nationwide study to investigate barriers to obesity management from the perspective of people with obesity, health care professionals, and employers.

ACTION Study objectives


1. Understand barriers to obesity care
2. Generate insights to improve obesity care
3. Create opportunities for enhanced communication around obesity care
 

ACTION Study Objectives

1. Understand barriers to obesity care
2. Generate insights to improve obesity care
3. Create opportunities for enhanced communication around obesity care
 

The barriers to obesity management were investigated from the perspective of: