NICE clinical guidelines
Issued: December 2006 (last modified: January 2010)
CG43

Obesity: Guidance on the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children

This is an extract from the guidance. The complete guidance is available at guidance.nice.org.uk/cg43

5 Other versions of this guideline

5.1 Full guideline

The full guideline, 'Obesity: the prevention, identification, assessment and management of overweight and obesity in adults and children', contains details of the methods and evidence used to develop the guideline. It is published by the National Collaborating Centre for Primary Care and the Centre for Public Health Excellence at NICE.

5.2 Quick reference guides

Two quick reference guides are available – quick reference guide 1 for local authorities, schools and early years providers, workplaces and the public; quick reference guide 2 for the NHS.

5.3 'Understanding NICE guidance'

Two booklets of information for the public, patients and carers ('Understanding NICE guidance') are available – one covers prevention, and the other covers management of overweight and obesity.