This month, the STOP Obesity Alliance, along with representatives from health care provider organizations and obesity experts, released a new guide for obesity management in the primary care setting. Weight Can’t Wait: A Guide for the Management of Obesity in the Primary Care Setting,” is a short, accessible, practical, informative guide for obesity treatment broken down into three parts: the Pre-encounter, the Encounter, and the Post-encounter. The new Weight Can’t Wait guide, a curated list of resources, and an Encounter flow chart, can be found on STOP’s website at: go.gwu.edu/weightcantwait
The STOP Obesity Alliance is part of the Redstone Global Center for Prevention and Wellness at the Milken Institute School of Public Health. Learn more at stop.publichealth.gwu.edu.