Promotes professional awareness of obesity and its impact on health and disseminates recent research on the causes, consequences, treatment, and prevention of obesity
Provides information for health professionals on healthy eating and fact sheets on nutritional issues for health professionals and patients.
Publications include briefing papers, task force reports, leaflets and other educational resources.
Provide recipes, tools and tips to help make small changes to diet and activity.
Diabetes information for professionals and patients.
A specialist group of the British Dietetic Association. DOM UK aims to give dietitians a more focused voice on obesity management, help ensure it provides the best advice and support it can for people wanting to manage their weight. Includes weight management resources, training events, position statements and the obesity-training directory.
Get Walking Keep Walking is a Ramblers project aimed at helping people, especially in towns and cities, improve their health and well-being by walking regularly and locally. Sheffield residents can receive a free Get Walking Pack when registering for My Get Walking. The Get Walking pack contains a 12-week walking plan, logbook and free step counter.
Health Education Trust is a UK registered charity, formed to promote the development of health education for young people in the UK. The Health Education Trust is dedicated to initiating and supporting work with young people (children and teenagers, young adults, students, pupils) to encourage the growth of healthy lifestyles.
Global perspective on obesity and weight related diseases.
Focuses on childhood, disease e.g. diabetes and also information on working groups.
Guidance on the prevention and treatment of obesity in adults and children (includes guidance on anti-obesity drugs and obesity surgery)
Obesity care pathway and toolkit
Managing obesity in primary care – training resource
Obesity management guidelines
Provides both national and sub-national adult underweight, overweight and obesity prevalence rates by country, year of survey and gender.
Provides a publications list including obesity toolkits.
Weight Concern is a registered charity dedicated to fighting the UK’s obesity epidemic. It provides independent, reliable information on the physical and psychological health needs of overweight and obese people. It provides training and educational events for health professionals and conducts research to determine the best ways to help people control their weight.