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Reversing obesity: hot topic

Reversing obesity: hot topic

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Time to Complete

0.25 hours


July 7, 2016


March 22, 2018

Programme Description

In light of a National Obesity Forum report on reversing obesity, Professor David Haslam and Dr Rachel Pryke discuss how to advise your patients on eating a healthy diet. This article is from the July 2016 edition of MIMS Learning in print. Key learning points for healthcare professionals include fats vs sugar, changing eating behaviours and teaching families to talk to children about healthy eating.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity, healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Demonstrate awareness of current developments in clinical care
  • Authors

    Activity authors
    Professor David Haslam
    GP with a special interest in obesity and cardiometabolic disease in Hertfordshire
    Chairman of the National Obesity Forum

    Dr Rachel Pryke
    GP in Worcestershire
    Chairwoman of GPs Interested in Nutrition Group


    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time and may be exported to the Clarity & RCGP Appraisal Toolkit for GPs.


    Hardware and Software Requirements
    • A computer with an internet connection
    • Internet Browser: Internet Explorer 7.x or higher, Firefox 4.x or higher, Safari 2.x or higher, or any other W3C standards compliant browser
    • Additional Software: Adobe Flash Player and/or an HTML 5 capable browser maybe required for video or audio playback. PowerPoint or Adobe Acrobat Reader may occasionally be required