Obesity Group Events and Courses

BDA Obesity specialist group study days

Date: 28th & 29th November 2018

Venue: The Studio, Birmingham

Title: Obesity prevention & treatment strategies: What? How? Who? When?

For dietitians working in and interested in weight management, this event is not to be missed! We have a range of expert speakers across the two days delivering sessions and practical workshops to help enhance knowledge and skills. Key topics include: 

  • The practical application of using different dietary approaches including very low energy diets, low carbohydrate diets and intermittent energy restriction
  • The role of sleep in weight management
  • Patient representation from the Obesity Empowerment Network
  • And much, much more!

Members of the BDA Obesity specialist group can attend at a reduced price and we’re also offering early bird team discounts – Don’t miss out! 

Find out the full details and reserve your place today

Previous events

BDA LIVE – The cutting edge of obesity research

Held on 15th March 2018

Hosted by the Obesity Specialist Group

Sessions on the latest evidence for

Slides available to BDA Obesity group members where indicated.

Obesity: Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviours

Held on 29th and 30th November 2017, The Studio, Birmingham

A 2-day lecture and workshop programme with a focus on behaviour and psychology.

  • Download programme : Day 1Day 2
  • Download slides (BDA Obesity group members only):

  1. Weight stigma 
  2. Apps for overeating?
  3. Dietetic approaches to Binge Eating Disorder
  4. Sustainable diets
  5. Influencing motivation
  6. Look after yourself
  7. Cognitive Analytic Therapy
  8. Compassion Focussed Therapy
  9. Psychological issues in bariatric surgery
  10. Health psychology approaches
  11. Early emotional eating
  12. Mindfulness
  13. Acceptance and Commitment Therapy
  14. Non-hunger eating

Obesity Management: What is the future?

Held on Thursday, 8th Dec 2016, in Manchester

  1. Whole systems approach
  2. Low carbohydrate diets
  3. Intermittent energy restriction
  4. Digital therapeutics
  5. Genetics
  6. Nutritional genomics
  7. Counterweight & DIRECT
  8. Marketing food to children

Obesity: Care Along the Pathway

Held on Friday 4th March 2016, at Heythrop College, London


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