The management of obesity in primary care: a pilot study

Saeidi, Saeideh; Johnson, Mark; Sahota, Pinki
October 2013
Practice Nursing;Oct2013, Vol. 24 Issue 10, p510
Academic Journal
The article discusses a study which reviewed a facilitated self-help weight-management intervention for obese adults attending general practice. The study used semi-structured interviews and focus groups and measured height, weight and waist circumference of participants. Results showed that the intervention was successful in reducing mean weight, mean body mass index (BMI) and mean waist circumference in obese patients.


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