Interventions designed and implemented by countries in the same region may consider adopting measures that allow a coordinated response to address the challenges of the approach of noncommunicable at local, national, regional and global diseases.

In this way, OMENT offers links to documents and existing international legal instruments, based on the three pillars proposed in the National Strategy for Overweight, Obesity and Diabetes Prevention and Control:

  1. Public Health
  2. Medical Care
  3. Health Regulation and Fscal Policy
Pillar Topic Type Document Additional document Last update Institution
Medical Care Type 2 diabetes Clinical practice guidelines Standards of medical care in diabetes – 2015 2015 American Diabetes Association
Medical Care Food/Nutrition Evidence and recommendations Nutrition therapy recommendations for the management of adults with diabetes 2014 American Diabetes Association
Medical Care Cardiovascular diseases Clinical practice guidelines 2013 ACC/ AHA Guideline on the Treatment of Blood Cholesterol to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk in Adults: A Report of the American College of Cardiology / American Heart Association Task Force on Practice Guidelines 2013 American Heart Association
Medical Care Overweight and obesity Clinical practice guidelines 2013 AHA/ACC/TOS Guideline for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults 2013 American Heart Association
Medical Care Cardiovascular disease Clinical practice guidelines 2013 AHA/ACC Guideline on Lifestyle Management to Reduce Cardiovascular Risk 2013 American Heart Association
Public Health/ Fiscal Policy Physical activity/ Policy Clinical practice guidelines Guía para incrementar actividad física 2008 WHO
Public Health Physical activity Evidence and recommendations Recomendaciones mundiales sobre actividad física para la salud 2010 WHO
Public Health Noncommunicable diseases Reports Global status report on noncommunicable diseases 2010 2011 WHO
Public Health/Medical Care Type 2 diabetes Reports International Diabetes Federation. Diabetes Atlas. Seventh edition 2015 International Diabetes Federation