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Management of Obesity and Overweight (OBE) (2014)

Image of Obesity GuidelineThe guideline describes the critical decision points in the Management of Obesity and Overweight and provides clear and comprehensive evidence based recommendations incorporating current information and practices for practitioners throughout the DoD and VA Health Care systems. The guideline is intended to improve patient outcomes and local management of patients who are obese or overweight.

Disclaimer:This Clinical Practice Guideline is intended for use only as a tool to assist a clinician/healthcare professional and should not be used to replace clinical judgment.

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The guideline is formatted as one algorithm
Questions about the OBE Guideline
Obesity Full Guideline (2014)
Obesity Summary (2014)
Obesity Work Group Members
PDF: Please Read; Urgent Obesity Summary (2014) Errata
Obesity Pocket Card (2014)
PDF: Please Read; Urgent Obesity Pocket Card (2014) Errata
Obesity Patient Guideline Summary (2014)