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Session aims

This session will review and share key recommendations of the management algorithm Managing obesity in primary care.

Key learning points

In this Guidelines Live session, Dr Helen Parretti looks at managing obesity in primary care:

  • 5As structure for obesity management
  • causal factors for obesity are complex and individual
  • importance of language used and awareness of obesity stigma
  • discussing genetics and physiology of obesity with patients
  • shared decision-making to identify the best management options for the patient
  • importance of following up patients after referral.

Dr Helen Parretti’s presentation