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Obesity in adults: prevention and lifestyle weight management programmes

Authors/ source/ publisher
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE)
Date added to library 24 January 2016
Year published
2016
Abstract
This NICE quality standard covers ways of preventing adults (aged 18 and over) becoming overweight or obese and the provision of lifestyle weight management programmes for adults who are overweight or obese. Although local definitions vary, these programmes are usually tier 2 interventions covering lifestyle interventions that may include weight management programmes, courses or clubs, and form one part of a comprehensive approach to preventing and treating obesity.