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Weight Management in General Practice. Dr Olga Konwisorz. Overview. Just a few stats NICE Obesity Guideline in a nutshell A weight loss plan What’s happening locally. Just a few stats. The latest Health Survey for England data shows that in England in 2010

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Weight management in general practice

Weight Management in General Practice

Dr Olga Konwisorz


Overview

Overview

  • Just a few stats

  • NICE Obesity Guideline in a nutshell

  • A weight loss plan

  • What’s happening locally


Just a few stats

Just a few stats

  • The latest Health Survey for England data shows that in England in 2010

    • 62.8% of adults (aged 16 or over) were overweight or obese

    • 26.1% of all adults were obese

  • In Kirklees 18% of all adults are obese and 36% are overweight (Kirklees Joint Strategic Needs Assessment , 2009)

  • If current trends continue then by 2050 60% of males and 50% of females could be obese.


Impact of obesity

Impact of obesity

  • Compared with a healthy weight man, an obese man is:

    • five times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes

    • three times more likely to develop cancer of the colon

    • more than two and a half times more likely to develop high blood pressure

  • An obese woman, compared with a healthy weight woman is:

    • almost 13 times more likely to develop type 2 diabetes

    • more than four times more likely to develop high blood pressure

    • more than three times more likely to have a heart attack


Nice obesity guideline in a nutshell

NICE Obesity Guideline in a nutshell


A weight loss plan

A weight loss plan

Patient motivation and ICE

Setting realistic goals (0.5 -1 kg per week)

Eating a balanced diet that is low in fats

Increase exercise – is there a certain activity a patient enjoys or used to enjoy


What s happening locally

What’s happening locally

  • HealthyWeight4Kirklees

    • PALS

    • Slimming clubs

    • Get Food Wise & Exercise (10 week programme, weekly 1 hour sessions)

  • Healthy Weight Service in Calderdale


References

References

  • http://www.dh.gov.uk/health/2012/04/obesityfacts/

  • http://guidance.nice.org.uk/CG43/QuickRefGuide/NHS/pdf/English

  • http://www.healthyweight4kirklees.nhs.uk/

  • http://www.calderdale.nhs.uk/local-services/a-z-listing/healthy-lifestyles-team/

  • http://www.nice.org.uk/usingguidance/sharedlearningimplementingniceguidance/examplesofimplementation/eximpresults.jsp?o=465


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