Obesity Algorithm

Authoring Organization

Publication Month/Year

February 28, 2024

Last Updated Month/Year

April 11, 2024

Supplemental Implementation Tools

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

Tondt J, Freshwater M, Benson-Davies S, Dawkins C, Magee J, Karjoo S, Ortiz Page SO, Pile H, Khan N, Hurtado Andrade M, Rajpal A, Petcu A, Antoun J, Haq H, Fryoux E, Gugnani K, Manek M, Aranas MP, Afreen S. Obesity Algorithm Slides, presented by the Obesity Medicine Association. www.obesityalgorithm.org. 2024. https://obesitymedicine.org/resources/obesity-algorithm/(Accessed = February 2024)