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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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GPs need to signpost children with obesity to good local services

2015-11-01T00:00:00+00:00By

Professor Julian Hamilton-Shield explains the thinking behind the NICE quality standard on prevention and lifestyle weight management in children and young people with obesity

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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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Related Guidelines summaries

  • Let’s talk about weight in children guideline

    Tue, 23 Oct 2018 07:33 GMT

    This summary relates to families of 4–12-year-old children and young people, covering how to discuss weight, and support positive lifestyle changes.

  • Let’s talk about weight guideline

    Tue, 28 Aug 2018 13:45 GMT

    Support your patients to manage their weight by initiating a conversation. This is a step-by-step guide to brief interventions with adults.

  • Management of patients post-bariatric surgery guideline

    Mon, 04 Jan 2016 00:00 GMT

    This Guidelines summary provides useful and concise tips on the management of patients post-bariatric surgery in primary care

  • NICE weight gain prevention guideline

    Tue, 12 May 2015 00:00 GMT

    An up-to-date NICE guideline summary on lifestyle advice for maintaining a healthy weight and preventing excess weight gain among adults and children.

  • NICE obesity guideline

    Tue, 09 Dec 2014 00:00 GMT

    A guideline summary on the identification and classification of overweight and obesity in children and adults, with advice on lifestyle and drug management.