BDA contributes to Health Awareness Weight Management Campaign.

BDA contributes to Health Awareness Weight Management Campaign.

11 June 2019

The BDA is pleased to have contributed to a new campaign launched today by Health Awareness from Media Planet, which aims to raise awareness of weight stigma and highlight the varied approaches to weight management. A printed publication was enclosed today within every copy of the Guardian newspaper and all the articles are also available online

Dr Laura Stewart RD, a member of the BDA's Obesity Specialist Group wrote about tier three weight management services and the important role of dietitians in this area. The campaign also featured content from organisations such as Diabetes UK, Action on Sugar and the British Obesity and Metabolic Surgery Society (BOMSS). Articles looked at topics such as the impact of the sugar tax, benefits of technology within health care, education on managing type 2 diabetes, and showcasing surgical solutions.

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