Our Steering Group Tackles Obesity

What needs to be included in the forthcoming diet and obesity strategy?

What needs to be included in the forthcoming diet and obesity strategy?

Lorraine Tulloch, Programme Lead here at Obesity Action Scotland explains what actions need to be included in Scotland's imminent Diet and Obesity Strategy.

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How does obesity impact on a GP's work?

How does obesity impact on a GP's work?

Dr David Blane explains how obesity can complicate the work of a GP. The range of health issues associated with obesity is alarming.

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Why do we have an obesity crisis?

Why do we have an obesity crisis?

Dr Andrew Fraser is Director of Public Health Science at NHS Health Scotland and also our chair here at Obesity Action Scotland. Dr Fraser discusses the reasons for our current crisis.

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Going under with obesity. What are the impacts for the Anaesthetist?

Going under with obesity. What are the impacts for the Anaesthetist?

Having a general anaesthetic has its risks. Obesity compounds this risk. Find out from Consultant Anaesthetist Dr Daphne Varveris how much more complicated a surgical procedure can be.

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What is Obesity Action Scotland and what do we do?

What is Obesity Action Scotland and what do we do?

Programme Lead, Lorraine Tulloch, keeps us right.

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Why do people put on weight?

Why do people put on weight?

Contributions from:
  • Dr Jennifer Logue, Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Metabolic Medicine
  • Lorna Forde of NHS Glasgow's Weight Management Service

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How are people influenced by the obesogenic environment?

How are people influenced by the obesogenic environment?

  • Dr Jennifer Logue an expert in Metabolic Medicine
  • Lorna Forde the service lead of NHS GG&C Glasgow and Clyde Weight Management Service.
Both consider the influence of this environment we call obesogenic.

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How can we reverse the obesity epidemic?

How can we reverse the obesity epidemic?

Contributions from:
  • Dr Andrew Fraser - Director of Public Health Science at NHS Health Scotland
  • Professor Simon Capewell, Vice President for Policy at the UK Faculty of Public Health
  • Lorna Forde, Service Lead at the Glasgow and Clyde Weight Management Service
  • Lorraine Tulloch, Programme Lead at Obesity Action Scotland

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Why we MUST tackle obesity

Why we MUST tackle obesity

Dr Fraser explains why it is imperative we tackle obesity now.

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Poor diet: what are the impacts?

Poor diet: what are the impacts?

Just how does a poor diet impact upon our health? Dr Jen Logue explores the problems.

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