Clinical Practice Guidelines

Obesity

NICE guidelines

Summary
The NICE clinical guideline on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children covers:

  • How staff in GP surgeries and hospitals should assess whether people are overweight or obese
  • What staff in GP surgeries and hospitals should do to help people lose weight
  • Care for people whose weight puts their health at risk
  • How people can make sure they and their children stay at a healthy weight
  • How health professionals, local authorities and communities, childcare providers, schools and employers should make it easier for people to improve their diet and become more active



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