The practicalities of weight management in primary care
Carolyn Forrest BSc(Hons) SRD Dietitian Priory Medical Group North Shields
We all know the bare facts; nearly 25% of adults in Britain are obese, obesity reduces life expectancy and is a major factor in many of the chronic diseases we treat.(1) We also know that it is a difficult problem to solve and most of us struggle to know how best to tackle it. The best approaches are based on the behaviour change cycle.