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Obesity education

To learn more about obesity and the ACTION Study, download helpful resources available here, and visit these websites designed specifically for people with obesity, health care professionals, and employers.

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Educational Tools

For health care professionals

Barriers to Effective Obesity Care

Highlights of the ACTION Study; These pages summarize key results of the ACTION Study and highlight the barriers to effective obesity care


ACTION Study Health Care Professionals Toolkit

A collection of educational materials designed to provide you with information to promote a healthy dialogue with your patients about the disease of obesity. This toolkit includes a sample newsletter, ACTION study fact sheet, and obesity infographics

For people with obesity, health care professionals, & employers

ACTION Study Fact Sheet

Key findings of the ACTION Study are revealed in this simple one-page fact sheet, designed to help you be a part of the solution to improve obesity care

Educational Websites

For people with obesity

Truth About Weight™

Truth About Weight™

Explore TruthAboutWeight.com to learn more about the latest science behind weight loss and management, and get answers to your questions about how weight affects your health. Tips on talking with your health care professional about your weight loss goals and challenges are also available on this site

Explore TruthAboutWeight.com to learn more about the latest science behind weight loss and management, and get answers to your questions about how weight affects your health.

For health care professionals

Rethink Obesity®

Rethink Obesity®

Browse RethinkObesity.com to find a comprehensive collection of patient materials, tools, and tips to help you develop and support patients’ weight loss and management goals

A comprehensive collection of patient materials, tools, and tips to help healthcare professionals develop and support patients’ weight loss and management goals.

For employers

Novo Nordisk WORKS™

Novo Nordisk WORKS™

Visit Novo Nordisk WORKS™ to learn about the cost of obesity to employers, and how you can better manage obesity in your company - for healthier and more productive employees

Visit Novo Nordisk WORKS™ to learn about the cost of obesity to employers, and how you can better manage obesity in your company - for healthier and more productive employees.