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Obesity increases your risk of developing diabetes

There are an estimated 69,000 adults and 1092 children living with diabetes in Northern Ireland in 2010. The number of adults with diabetes in Northern Ireland has increased by 34% since 2004. Many of these cases are preventable and related to obesity. Wi ...

Examining available data for the adult population

National Obesity Obeservatory (NOO) Adult obesity Powerpoint slides presenting key data and information on adult obesity in clear, easy to understand charts and graphics. (No date provided for this presentation) Obesity Research and Evaluation Other Outpu ...

Examining available data for the child population

National Obesity Obeservatory (NOO) Childhood obesity Powerpoint slides presenting key data and information on child obesity in clear, easy to understand charts and graphics. (No date provided for this presentation) Obesity Research and Evaluation Other O ...

Try walking instead

This poster encourages people to get more physically active by taking the stairs instead of waiting for the lift. 10.14655/11971-45504 Public Health Agency Physical activity, Exercise, Walk This poster encourages people to get more physically active by ta ...

Why weight?

This poster encourages people to become more physically active by promoting walking as a means of losing weight. 10.14655/11971-45502 Public Health Agency Physical activity, Weight management, Overweight, Weight loss This poster encourages people to becom ...

30 minutes of physical activity a day is good for your health

This poster promotes the message that 30 minutes of moderate physical activity a day has substantial health benefits, and highlights the fact that you don’t have to do 30 minutes all in one go. 10.14655/11971-45501 Public Health Agency Physical activity, ...

Food Policy in the South East

Presentation given at the 5th South East Public Health Conference by Pam Naylor as part of the "Food Policy in the South East" presentation which included three different presentations. Pamela Naylor Food and health Presentation given at the 5th ...

The Size of the Problem: NAO Report- Tackling Obesity in England

Powerpoint presentation by Rob Pridequx from the National Audit office 10.14655/6744-30808 Prideaux, R. Presentation on obesity Powerpoint presentation by Rob Pridequx from the National Audit office Obesity Research and Evaluation Other Outputs ...

A weighty problem: Modelling the cost and consequences of anti-obesity programmes

This presentation summarises the development of an epidemiological and economic model predicting the incidence, prevalence and cost of obesity-related morbidities over the next 10 years in a defined population (Norfolk, UK). The model then considers a num ...

Five year prognosis in patients with angina identified in primary care: incident cohort study

Brian S Buckley, Cochrane research fellow1, Colin R Simpson, research fellow2, David J McLernon, research fellow3, Andrew W Murphy, professor of general practice4, Philip C Hannaford, NHS Grampian chair of primary care and head of division of applied heal ...

Obesity and central obesity as risk factors for incident dementia and its subtypes: a systematic review and meta-analysis

10.14655/415-3974 Beydoun, M.A., Beydoun, H.A. and Wang, Y. Obeslity, Dementia While dementia affects 6-10% of persons 65 years or older, industrialized countries have witnessed an alarming rise in obesity. However, obesity's influence on dementia re ...

Translating an Evidence-Based Intervention for Pediatric Overweight to a Primary Care Setting

Ewing L.J. et al A research paper examining a family-based behavioural intervention for childhood obesity prevention. The objective of this study was to train pediatric providers to address weight, body mass index (BMI), diet, and physical activity with p ...

Food Prices and Obesity: Evidence and Policy Implications for Taxes and Subsidies

Powell, L.M and Chaloupka, F.J. BEHAVIOURAL CHANGE, OBESITY, POLICY, PRICING Pricing policies have been posited as potential policy instruments to address the increasing prevalence of obesity. This article examined empirical evidence regarding the food an ...

Cost Effectiveness of Community-Based Physical Activity Interventions

Larissa, R. COMMUNITY, COST EFFECTIVENESS, HEALTH BEHAVIOUR, HEALTH PROMOTION, PHYSICAL ACTIVITY, PREVENTION Physical inactivity is associated with the increased risk of many chronic diseases. Such risks decrease with increases in physical activity. A lif ...

Obesity in Europe

World Health Organisation (WHO) Resources on obesity from the Regional Office for Europe, WHO Obesity is one of the greatest public health challenges of the 21st century. Its prevalence has tripled in many countries in the WHO European Region since the 19 ...