Health topic quickview: Obesity
A collection of Obesity-related information in the Health and Ageing website.
02 April 2013
This section of the website contains information on nutrition and healthy eating, physical activity and promoting healthy weight.
15 August 2011
The Lifescripts initiative provides general practice with evidence-based tools and skills to help patients address the main lifestyle risk factors for chronic disease: smoking; poor nutrition; alcohol misuse; physical inactivity; and unhealthy weight. The initiative assists with the provision of tailored advice to patients on modifying their lifestyle.
31 July 2009
The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) in conjunction with Population Health Division of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing has developed clinical practice guidelines for doctors on the management of overweight and obesity in children, adolescents and adults.
- 09 Aug 2010Lifescripts resources
- 26 Mar 2008Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Children and Adolescents
- 18 Sep 2003Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity in Adults
- 18 Sep 2003Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of Overweight and Obesity: a Guide for General Practitioners