Obesity is a true global pandemic with estimates suggesting that around 70% of the population of many developed nations are obese or overweight. There are both health and financial consequences to obesity, including significant comorbidities, such as cardiovascular disease, diabetes and cancer. Indeed, the growing prevalence of obesity has also seen a similar trend in the rate of global diabetes. Similarly, associated comorbidities put huge financial strains on national health budgets. Moreover, the COVID-19 pandemic has also brought into sharp focus the association between obesity and poorer outcome.
Whilst studies reveal that lifestyle interventions can be effective in weight management, many patients struggle, and up until recently there were few therapeutic interventions that were effective in reducing weight. Furthermore, the long waiting lists and inaccessibility of state-run obesity services have meant that many patients look for support from private clinical services. This resource delivers the relevant clinical publications relating to obesity and also discusses the emerging evidence and effective treatment of patients seeking advice on weight management.
This resource consists of 10 assessment questions that are designed to develop an understanding of weight management in the context of aesthetic medicine. The aims and objectives of the module are to:
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