Online clinic on weight management 2015

15-21Jan2015

From 15 - 21 January 2015 NHS Choices and talkhealth teamed up with beat, Diabetes UK and HEART UK - The Cholesterol Charity to present an Online clinic on weight management.  The clinic is now only open for viewing.

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The clinic is an online forum, please contact us if you’re unsure how it works!

Clinical experts answered questions about all issues surrounding weight, such as diets, weight loss surgery, health conditions related to weight, plus self esteem and emotional concerns and you can read the questions and answers in this clinic by clicking the blue ‘Go to this Online Clinic’ button above.

Take a look and download the free 12 week NHS weight loss guide here

Please also check our list of future clinic dates here.

Medical Experts

  • Adam Eason

    Clinical & Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist

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  • Wendy Green

    Health Expert & Author - BSc (Hons) Health Studies

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  • Dr Masud Haq

    Consultant in Diabetes and Endocrinology

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  • Tracy Kelly

    Head of Clinical Care, BSc RD, MBDA

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  • Linda Main

    Dietetic Adviser

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  • Rachel Morris

    Emotional Overeating Support Group Project Officer

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  • Jenny Radcliffe

    Consultant Clinical Health Psychologist

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  • Dr Amritash Rai

    Consultant Psychiatrist

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  • Gary Turner

    Advisor to British Army School of Physical Training, World Champ...

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  • Douglas Twenefour

    RD, MPhil, PG Dip

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CHARITY PARTNERS

Diabetes UK

Diabetes UK is a charitable organisation, set up in 1934 as the Diabetic Association by novelist HG Wells and RD Lawrence to ensure that everyone could gain access to insulin and the support needed to live with the conditionDiabetes UK is a charitable organisation, set up in 1934 as the Diabetic Association by novelist HG Wells and RD Lawrence to ensure that everyone could gain access to insulin and the support needed to live with the condition. With over 300,000 supporters Diabetes UK is the leading UK charity that cares for, connects with and campaigns on behalf of all people affected by and at risk of diabetes.

They help people manage their diabetes effectively by providing information, advice and support. They campaign with people with diabetes and with healthcare professionals to improve the quality of care across the UK’s health services. They fund pioneering research into care, cure and prevention for all types of diabetes. They campaign to stem the rising tide of diabetes.

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HEART UK

HEART UK is the nation’s cholesterol charityHEART UK is the nation’s cholesterol charity. We're passionate about preventing premature deaths caused by high cholesterol, one of the major risk factors for cardiovascular disease.

Six out of ten adults in the UK have raised cholesterol. 1 in 500 people are born with an inherited high cholesterol condition called Familial Hypercholesterolaemia (FH). The majority of people with FH remain undiagnosed and untreated. If untreated, they are at high risk of a heart attack, stroke or sudden death in their 20s, 30s and 40s. HEART UK is lobbying for change to improve the detection of FH in families.

The HEART UK helpline is open Monday to Friday from 10am to 3pm – telephone 08454 505 988 and a website full of information.

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beat

Beat is the UK’s eating disorders and eating problems charity. We support those with an eating disorder and problems as well as their family and friends.

We provide information and support through our Helplines which people can call, text or email, a UK wide network of self help and support groups and online support including message boards, online support groups and HelpFinder, a directory of support services.

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