Top tips: talking about weight

2019-02-21T12:00:00+00:00By ,

Jane Diggle and Dr Pam Brown offer 10 top tips on initiating conversations about weight and motivating people to make healthy changes

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Top tips: anaemia in adults


Dr Toni Hazell offers 10 practical tips exploring the best ways to investigate and manage anaemia in adults, and how to address patient concerns

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Malnutrition management requires a holistic approach

2017-09-21T14:39:00+01:00By Dr Rachel Pryke

Dr Rachel Pryke highlights key factors to consider when assessing malnutrition risk in primary care, and discusses when and how to offer treatment

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Eating disorders: patients need early diagnosis and rapid treatment

2016-12-15T00:00:00+00:00By Dr Richard Sly

Dr Richard Sly explains how early diagnosis and treatment is crucial in eating disorders and why GPs should recognise and refer patients for prompt intervention

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GPs should tailor weight-loss advice to individuals’ needs

2015-07-01T00:00:00+01:00By Dr Peymane Adab

Dr Peymane Adab reviews the newly published NICE guideline on maintaining a healthy weight and preventing excess weight gain and the pivotal role of primary care

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