Obesity Group Events and Courses

BDA Obesity specialist group study days

Previous events

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

Held on 28th & 29th November 2018, The Studio, Birmingham


Slides available to BDA Obesity Group members below:

Sleep and Obesity: What are the links and relevance to clinical care 

An insight into GLP-1 medication to support weight loss 

Household food insecurity and obesity in UK children 

Utilising Social Media in Obesity Intervention 

Working with body image issues

Low Carbohydrate Diets: translating theory into practice

Very Low Energy Diets: translating theory into practice

Intermittent Energy Restriction: Translating theory into practice

BDA Obesity Research Grant Presentation: Exploring Weight loss Maintenance.

DiRECT: results from the Diabetes Remission Clinical Trial. 

STAndardised Reporting of Lifestyle Weight Management InTerventions to Aid Evaluation (STAR-LITE) - 

Empowerment and Collaboration: ''Nothing about us without us'' 

Panel Discussion:
Specialist Weight Management Dietetics: In date or Out of date? 

Delivering Specialist Obesity Intervention for Adults

Delivering Specialist Obesity Intervention for Children & Adolescents: 

Group dynamics and social identity in Obesity Healthcare Settings

Developing and Influencing Commissioning: practical steps to preparing your services to retain and win tenders. 

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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