Obesity

Browse obesity news, education and analysis by obesity subsections - medical treatments and bariatric surgery.

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Patients 'welcome' weight loss interventions from their GP, study shows

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'Weak' childhood obesity strategy criticised by GPs

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GPC 'totally opposed' to proposed QOF target for recording BMI of all adult patients

Advising patients on a healthy diet

Medical treatments

Obesity complicates case of osteoarthritis

An elderly patient with increasing hip and knee pain was unsuitable for surgery,...

Bariatric surgery

Exclusive: Obese patients denied surgery by NHS rationing
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Exclusive: Obese patients denied surgery by NHS rationing

NHS England is imposing restrictions to bariatric surgery that go beyond NICE guidance,...

Bariatric surgery cuts long-term mortality risk in middle-aged patients

Bariatric surgery cuts long-term mortality risk in middle-aged patients

Obese patients who undergo bariatric surgery have a 53% lower risk of dying from...

Obesity: clinical review
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Obesity: clinical review

How to classify obesity, and when and how to initiate further treatment, such as...

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