Obesity Algorithm

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

March 1, 2023

Document Type


Country of Publication


Inclusion Criteria

Male, Female, Adult, Older adult

Health Care Settings

Ambulatory, Home health, Long term care

Intended Users

Dietician nutritionist, nurse, nurse practitioner, physician, physician assistant


Counseling, Diagnosis, Assessment and screening, Treatment, Management, Prevention, Rehabilitation

Diseases/Conditions (MeSH)

D009765 - Obesity, D019440 - Anti-Obesity Agents, D000073319 - Obesity Management


obesity, diabetes, nutrition, weight loss, overweight, weight loss surgery

Source Citation

Bays HE, McCarthy W, Burridge K, Tondt J, Karjoo S, Christensen S, Ng J, Golden A, Davisson L, Richardson L. Obesity Algorithm eBook, presented by the Obesity Medicine Association. www.obesityalgorithm.org. 2023. https://obesitymedicine.org/obesity-algorithm. (Accessed = January 2023)