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The Academy's Nutrition Care Manual is a comprehensive online resource that covers all aspects of nutrition management. NCM’s user-friendly resources include:

  • Disease-specific nutrition assessment, diagnosis, intervention, monitoring and evaluation recommendations.
  • Printable client handouts in English and Spanish.
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ADA Obesity Treatment Advocacy Continues with Congress and Federal Agencies

As part of the Obesity Care Continuum, ADA recently joined with other groups to submit a letter to the secretary of Health and Human Services opposing the suggestion that bariatric surgery and weight-loss programs be viewed as excluded services in a consumer document that was included in proposed regulations.

The OCC also submitted a letter to the Senate Appropriations Committee for including report language regarding obesity treatment in Senate Report 112-73, which accompanies H.R. 2112, the Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies FY 2012 appropriations bill. The language instructs the FDA to inform Congress regarding any steps the agency plans to take to support new treatments for obesity. And the OCC provided a list of possible experts for any upcoming Food and Drug Administration (FDA) obesity drug advisory committee meetings.

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