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Lifestyle: Obesity

20 May 2011

Obesity

This article is going to consider the causes of obesity and what the consequences are for both individuals and the nation as a whole. This will be followed by an article debating prevention versus treatment and an article reviewing current evidence based services in the primary care setting.

Please read the article below to gain your CPD PREP hours:

Causes and Consequences of obesity

The Counterweight Programme is an evidence-based intervention for obesity management in UK primary care proven to be clinically and cost effective. It is a flexible and sustainable model that can be adapted to deliver tailored weight loss programmes depending on needs and level of resources available. It can be adapted for use in settings other than primary care such as pharmacy, workplace, community venues etc.. Counterweight also provides specialist training courses on a variety of weight management topics.

For further information please contact:
anna.bell-higgs@counterweght.org  or tel 07506745252 . website: www.counterweight.org