Canadian Obesity Network (CON-RCO)
Canada's largest professional obesity association for health professionals, researchers, policy makers and obesity stakeholders.
CDC - Overweight and Obesity
This site provides a variety of information designed to help people understand that obesity is a serious health issue and the efforts being made to address it.
HHMI - The Science of Fat
Ronald M. Evans and Jeffrey M. Friedman discuss how the body regulates weight by carefully controlling the storage and burning of fat—and how a better understanding of these complex metabolic systems could lead researchers to treatments that curb obesity and improve public health.
Johns Hopkins - Obesity Economics
Opencourseware teaches the economic approach to evaluating obesity, focusing on attributable health care expenditures, quality adjusted life years, productivity changes, consumer sovereignty, and the incentives and regulations that can be used to change individual adult, parent, and child behavior.
MayoClinic.com - Obesity
Overview covers causes, treatment and prevention of this serious health risk.
MedlinePlus - Obesity
Definition, illustration, alternative names, considerations, common causes and home care.
NHS Choices - Obesity
Information on symptoms, causes, diagnosis, treatment, surgery, complications and prevention from the British National Health Service.
NIH - First Federal Obesity Clinical Guidelines
Identification, evaluation, and treatment of overweight and obesity in adults reviewed by 115 health experts at major medical and professional societies.
NIH - Understanding Adult Obesity
An in depth look at this disorder and how it is measured, causes, consequences, treatment, research and additional reading.
NIH - Weight-control Information Network (WIN)
Provides the general public, health professionals, the media, and Congress with up-to-date, science-based information on weight control, obesity, physical activity, and related nutritional issues. U.S. government.
WebMD - Obesity Directory
Comprehensive coverage of obesity including medical reference, news, pictures and videos.
WHO - Obesity
Provides links to activities, reports, news and events, as well as contacts and cooperating partners in the various WHO programmes and offices working on this topic.
Wikipedia - Obesity
Crowdsourced encyclopedia article describes the possible causes and effects of obesity.
Wikipedia - Overweight
Crowd-sourced encyclopedia article about having more body fat than is optimally healthy.
Web4Health - Articles on Obesity
Advice and articles to help in treatment and management. Includes causes, complications and prevention. (July 22, 2008)
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