Management of obesity



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This guideline provides evidence based recommendations on the prevention and treatment of obesity within the clinical setting, in children, young people and adults. The focus of prevention is on primary prevention, defined here as intervention when individuals are at a healthy weight and/or overweight, to prevent
or delay the onset of obesity.

Guideline No 115, ISBN 978 1 905813 57 5
February 2010

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Evidence Note 28: Bariatric surgery in adults

Evidence Note 29: Weight management programmes for Adults

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A register of interest is not available for this guideline. In line with the SIGN Document Retention Schedule (24/07/2010), after publication of this guideline, hard copies of declarations of interest were held at the SIGN Executive offices for one year. The declarations of interest were then archived for a further three years before being destroyed along with other guideline related documents. This schedule has now been revised.


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