Assessing body mass index and waist circumference thresholds for intervening to prevent ill health and premature death among adults from black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in the UK

July 25, 2013

Source: NICE

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Date of publication: July 2013.

Publication type: Practice guidance.

In a nutshell: This NICE guidance assesses how body mass index (BMI) and waist circumference adults among adults from black, Asian and other minority ethnic groups in the UK links to the risk of a range of non-communicable diseases.

Length of publication: 50 pages.

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Obesity Reduction Black Intervention Trial (ORBIT): 18 Month Results.

December 2, 2010

Source: Obesity, 2010, 18, p. 2317-2325.

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Date of publication: December 2010.

Publication type: journal article

In a nutshell: The ORBIT randomised controlled trial examined controlled weight loss and weight loss maintenance in black women.  Data and results from this 18 month long intervention programme are presented in this article.

Length of publication: 9 pages.

Some important notes: Please contact your local NHS Library for the full text of the article. Follow this link to find your local NHS Library.