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Welcome to the Obesity page. The information on this page is designed to help care managers as they work with patients with Obesity by providing a framework for care management interventions. Here you will find various resources dedicated to the education of both the care manager and the patient.

Obesity Statistics

Adult Overweight and Obesity from the CDC

Child Overweight and Obesity from the CDC


Michigan Department of Health and Human Services Links

Public Health Resources for Primary Care

Personal Action Towards Health (PATH)

Michigan Health and Wellness 4x4 Plan

Enhanced Fitness Excersice Program

Care Management Interventions

The table below gives examples of care manger interventions for specific areas of concern when working with patients with obesity. The table includes care mangement interventions as well as patient specific interventions along with links to available resources. This information is intended to be a starting point for care mangers working with patients with obesity.


Action Plans


Clinical Guidelines

Guideline for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults

Presented by the American College of Cardiology and the American Heart Association, includes recommendations and obesity management algorithms.


Management of Childhood Obesity

An algorithm from the American Association of Pediatrics' Institute for Healthy Childhood Weight.

Additonal Resources


Diet, Nutrition and the Prevention of Excessive Weight Gain and Obesity

Proposes information on population goals, food based dietary guidelines, and diet related intervention strategies.