• TMA Advocates on Obesity Policy


    TMA advocates for physicians and patients on promoting healthy lifestyles. TMA testified during the Senate Health and Human Services interim hearing on recommendations for promoting healthy aging in Texas.

    Promote Healthy Lifestyles  
  • What could a TMA membership mean for you, your practice, and your patients?

  • Obesity Articles

    Integrating Nutrition Education in Medical Education


    At a time when obesity and diabetes are on the rise, medical schools still struggle to provide ample training in nutrition, some studies show. Texas Medicine takes a closer look at some Texas programs integrating nutrition into the curriculum.

    Lead the Charge
  • Continuing Education on Obesity and Cancer

    Physician at Computer  

    Obesity is an established cancer risk factor, accounting for 14-20 percent of cancer mortality nationally. Learn more about the role of obesity as a cancer risk factor and the impact of obesity related to cancer outcomes and treatment, check out “The Role of Obesity in Cancer Treatment and Outcomes.”

    Get CME Credit  
  • Gestational Diabetes


    Texas Medical Association policy recognizes obesity during pregnancy as a preventable health condition that poses significant risks for mothers and infants. 

    Texas Medicine looks at the role of obesity during pregnancy.

    More on Gestational Diabetes  
  • TMA Promotes Healthy Activity

    Walk With a Doc  

    Ready to practice what you preach? TMA's Walk With a Doc program is part of a national grassroots movement devoted to encouraging healthy physical activity.

    Walk With a Doc Texas