Gaps to bridge: Misalignment between perceptions, reality and actions in obesity

Recently published research aimed to identify international perceptions, attitudes, behaviours and barriers to effective obesity care in people with obesity (PwO) and healthcare professionals (HCPs).

07/05/2019   by Deirdre Brennan  

Consistency of weight loss may be linked to long-term sustainability

A new study published in the journal Obesity suggests that losing a consistent amount of weight each week is linked with long-term maintenance of weight loss.

29/08/2017   by Anne Parle  

Weight loss classes for treating obesity

Offering overweight and obese individuals 12 months of weight loss classes could prevent thousands of cases of obesity-related diseases.

08/05/2017   by Anne Parle  

Predictors and barriers of adherence to lifestyle interventions in adults with obesity

A recent systematic review published in the journal Clinical Obesity has examined the determinants of adherence to lifestyle intervention programmes for the management of obesity.


22/03/2017   by Anne Parle  

The 30 second chat that can reduce weight

Doctors that screen for obesity and spend 30 seconds telling patients about interventions to lose weight have an opportunity to help reduce obesity levels.

28/10/2016   by Anne Parle  

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