Obesity Prevention

Contact information:

Connie Codispoti

740-203-2015

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Prevention for Healthcare Providers

Physician and medical office visits can be an important setting for people to access help in controlling their weight. Health care professionals are a trusted source for health education,  and can be powerful role models for healthy lifestyle habits.

The Delaware General Health District recommends these guidelines for doctors and health care professionals to help their patients achieve and maintain healthy weights:

Healthcare Call to Action - Take the pledge!

Resources:

Overweight & Obesity Toolkit for Healthcare Providers