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Tools for Use in Clinical Healthcare


BMI Chart — Calculate body mass index, and start a conversation about the importance of maintaining a healthy weight.

Medical Nutrition Therapy

Medical Nutrition Therapy Protocol — Follow these guidelines for nutrition visits with overweight children.

Mother-Baby Award for Outpatient Clinics — Become a breastfeeding-friendly outpatient clinic.

Motivational Interviewing

Motivational Interviewing Resources — Use this cognitive behavioral technique with patients.

North Carolina Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation Program — Become a breastfeeding-friendly maternity center.

Obesity-related CPT codes

Obesity-related CPT Codes — Identify services and procedures reimbursable by Medicaid that may be related to obesity.

PAN Behaviors Monitoring Form

PAN Behaviors Monitoring Form — Document and monitor select physical activity and nutrition behaviors.

Patient Education Packets

Patient Education Packets — Share this material with patients to address healthy behaviors.

pediatric obesity clinical tools

Pediatric Obesity Clinical Tools — Prevent, assess and treat childhood overweight and obesity.

Tertiary Care Centers

Pediatric Tertiary Care Centers — Learn about centers that provide intensive, multi-disciplinary care and treatment for childhood obesity.

Prescription Pads

Prescription Pads — Customize your prescription pads to address patients’ health behaviors.


Stoplight Food Guide — Direct clients to healthier food and drink options with this visual guide.

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ESMM Handouts

Eat Smart, Move More NC Handouts — Post or distribute these nutrition and physical activity handouts - available in Spanish and English.

Eat Smart, Move More, Weight Less

Eat Smart, Move More, Weigh Less Program — Refer patients to a 15-week group weight management program.

NC Healthy Schools

NC Healthy Schools Website — Create a Coordinated School Health Program.

Healthy Meeting Guide

Healthy Meeting Guide — Serve healthier foods at meetings and events.

Meal Planner and Activity Logs

Meal Planner and Activity Logs — Keep track of your efforts to eat smart and move more.

My Eat Smart Move More

My Eat Smart Move More Website — Check out these simple solutions to help you and your family eat smart and move more.

Snacks and Drinks Guide

Snacks and Drinks Guide — Choose healthier snack and drink options.

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