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Feb 2017 The Endocrine Society have just issued new Clinical Practice Guidelines advising healthcare professionals on how to assess, prevent and treat childhood obesity.

 

Jan 2017 Professor Farooqi spoke to Jim Al-Khalili on BBC Radio Four's The Life Scientific. You can listen to the interview here.

 

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