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CPD A weighty matter: managing obesity in primary care

Publication date: Monday, 17 December 2012
Contributor(s): Tanya Mead

At least 22% of men and women in the UK are obese. All health professionals need to be skilled in the initial management of obesity. Behaviour change is core to any strategy, as are brief interventions that incorporate advice on physical activity and healthy eating. Training in primary care needs greater emphasis for the future management of obesity.

Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 1 Number 1 PCCJ Online 2012
Contributor(s): Tanya Mead

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