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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 www.stilts.org.uk.

 

May 2017 Our spring newsletter is out now. Find it on our Newsletters page, or subscribe to have it sent to you by email.

 

Patient Information

 

 
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and families.


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We want to provide you with some general information about why you or your family may have a weight problem, and also more detailed information about specific genes and how they might cause weight problems.  We are able to do this thanks to the help of the many patients who have been involved in our research.

 

Click on the images below to view the leaflets.

 

Why do I have a problem with my weight?

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Information for Health Care Professionals

 

 We will add more leaflets to the website as they become available.