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ea0023oc5.3 | Oral Communications 5 | BSPED2009

Young persons' weight management service: a service users' evaluation

Williams Marc , Kendall Debbie , Gleeson Helena , Amin Rakesh , Banerjee Indi , Patel Leena , Clayton Peter , Hall Catherine

Background: Obese young people are likely to suffer significant morbidity in adult life. Successful intervention during adolescence may have far-reaching benefits. Evidence is emerging that patient-responsive clinical services may deliver improved outcomes.Aims: To assess the perceptions of obese young people about weight and weight-management services.Method: Annonymised, postal questionnaire survey of 116 obese young people (9&#1...