Research recommendation(s) from an individual piece of guidance
|Guidance||Obesity: identification, assessment and management|
|Date issued||November 2014|
Research recommendations coming out of this guidance
- Do post-operative lifestyle intervention programmes (exercise, behavioural or dietary) improve weight loss and weight-loss maintenance following bariatric surgery?
What is the long-term effect of bariatric surgery on diabetes-related complications and quality of
life in people with type 2 diabetes compared with optimal medical treatment?
- What are the long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery in children and young people with obesity?
- What is the best way to deliver obesity management interventions to people with particular conditions associated with increased risk of obesity (such as people with a physical disability that limits mobility, a learning disability or enduring mental health difficulties)?
What are the long-term effects of using very-low-calorie diets (VLCDs) versus low-calorie diets
(LCDs) on weight and quality of life in patients with a BMI of 40 kg/m2 or more, including the
impact on weight cycling?