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
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.
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.
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.