Obesity Algorithm®

The 2016 version of the Obesity Algorithm is here!

Find the most up-to-date obesity treatment information in the 2016 version of the Obesity Algorithm.

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Updates to the 2016 version of the Obesity Algorithm include:

  • Expanded nutrition section
  • Expanded bariatric surgery section

About the Obesity Algorithm

The Obesity Algorithm, presented by OMA, helps clinicians navigate the various steps involved in treating patients affected by overweight or obesity. This educational tool offers health care providers an overview of principles that are necessary to consider when evaluating patients and implementing personalized treatment plans. Within these plans are options for nutrition strategies, exercise prescription, behavior modification, weight-management medications, and discussion of surgical options. In addition to weight loss, the algorithm emphasizes optimizing health, decreasing disease risk, and improving overall quality of life.

The Obesity Algorithm is subject to a copyright of the Obesity Medicine Association.

Referencing the Obesity Algorithm

For the full reference, please use:
Seger JC, Horn DB, Westman EC, Primack C, Long J, Clark T, McCarthy W, Bays HE. Obesity Algorithm, presented by the Obesity Medicine Association, 2015-2016. www.obesityalgorithm.org.