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ea0011s101 | Metabolic syndrome | ECE2006

Nurse-led weight management: the Counterweight Programme

Counterweight Project Team N

Introduction: Weight gain and obesity promote metabolic syndrome, diabetes and other cardiovascular risk factors. Weight loss achieved by lifestyle change can limit progression of cardiovascular risk factors. What is the current approach to obesity in general practice and can a nurse- led programme result in clinically beneficial weight change?Methods: The Counterweight Programme has developed a model of best practice for obesity management in UK primary...