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Jul 2017 A new paper has been published, following our study which shows that the hormone oxytocin modulates how our brain responds to food pictures.

 

Jul 2017 In a study just published in the journal Scientific Reports we looked at a large number of genes in over 4000 children with severe obesity from the GOOS cohort.

 

Useful Resources

 

Pediatric Obesity - Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

 

Clinical Practice Guideline advising healthcare professionals on how to assess, prevent and treat childhood obesity.

 


 

About Obesity - Child and Adult (including slides and statistics)

 

Public Health England - National Obesity Observatory
 

 


 

Professional and scientific communities dedicated to solving the problems of obesity

 

World Obesity Federation

 

 


 

NICE guidelines on type 1 and type 2 diabetes management in children

 

Guidelines covering the diagnosis and management of type 1 and type 2 diabetes in children and young people aged 18 and under.

 

 


 

Government reports

 

Foresight report - Reducing obesity: future choices

 
Department of Health: Obesity publications for health professionals

 

 


 

BMJ Learning : modules related to obesity

 

Obesity in Adults: Assessment and Management

 
Obesity in Children: Assessment and Management

 
Obesity: A guide to prevention and management - in association with NICE
 

 


 

NICE guidelines on obesity management

 

Obesity: the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children (2006 - update 2014)

 

 


 

Diagnostic Approach in Severe Obesity - GOOS

 

Diagnostic Approach in Severe Obesity - GOOS

 

 


 

Professional societies

 
Association for the Study of Obesity