23rd ECOG Congress, Liverpool 2013

August 27, 2013

Source: European Childhood Obesity Group.

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Date of publication: August, 2013.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: Programme and booking details of the 23rd European Childhood Obesity Group Congress which takes place in Liverpool, UK between 13-15 November, 2013.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

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Obesity and related conditions: tackling an epidemic.

December 13, 2012

Source: Public Service Events.

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Date of publication: November, 2012.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: Programme and booking details for a multidisicplinary conference taking place in Manchester in February, 2013. The agenda will debate the key issues associated with individual behaviour, government legislation, food production and labelling, physical activity, childhood obesity and medical and financial interventions.

Length of publication: 1 web page.


Obesity 2012: The management of obesity and its complications.

September 10, 2012

Source: MA Healthcare Events.

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Date of publication: August, 2012.

Publication type: Press release.

In a nutshell: Programme and booking details for a multidisciplinary conference taking place in October in London. The speakers will examine what health care professionals can contribute to the management of obesity and its complications in relation to different populations.

Length of publication: 1 web page.

 


Four-year weight losses in the Look AHEAD study: factors associated with long-term success.

October 27, 2011

Title: Four-year weight losses in the Look AHEAD study: factors associated with long-term success.

Source: Obesity, 2011. 19 (10), p. 1987-1998.

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Date of publication: October, 2011.

Publication type: Report.

In a nutshell: A report providing further analysis of the year 4 weight losses in the Look AHEAD study and examining factors associated with long-term success in overweight/obese participants with Type 2 diabetes.

Length of publication: 12 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



Government plans to tackle obesity unveiled.

October 26, 2011

Title: Government plans to tackle obesity unveiled.

Source: National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). 

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Date of publication: 14th October, 2011.

Publication type: News item.

In a nutshell: An overview of the government’s “Healthy lives, healthy people” initiative and how the work carried out by NICE and other agencies will support these new attempts to tackle obesity in England.

Length of publication: 1 webpage.

Some important notes: Follow this link to read the full text of the “Healthy lives, healthy people” document.



Fat, pregnant or both?

September 16, 2011

Title: Fat, pregnant or both?

Source: BBC News

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Date of publication: 26th August, 2011.

Publication type: News item.

In a nutshell: Pregnancy is said to be a time when women pay more attention to their diet, but many still become overweight during this time.  Bridget Benelam from the British Nutrition Foundation states that there needs to be clearer weight control advice for women during pregnancy, suggesting that NICE guidelines issued last year are not enough.

Length of publication: 1 page.

 Acknowledgement: Follow this link to access the NICE guidance referred to in this article.


Families fit for life, Knowsley.

September 12, 2011

Title: Families fit for life, Knowsley.

Source: Local Government Improvement and Development

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Date of publication: 7th September, 2011.

Publication type: News item.

In a nutshell: A look back over a health and fitness programme aimed at  families living in the Knowsley area who experience difficulties and and have children under 5 years of age .  It consists of a mixture of group sessions and home-based support aimed at improving the physical and mental well-being of these families.  The project is due to run until 2012.

Length of publication: 1 page.