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May 2017 Today (30/05/2017) will see the opening of our brand new state-of-the-art Translational Research Facility dedicated to research in Obesity and Metabolic diseases.


May 2017 We have been running a study involving healthy thin people - understanding the genes for thinness could pave the way for new treatments for obesity. A website for the study has just gone live - you can find it at


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