Childhood obesity and T2 diabetes – spotting it early and tools for combatting

This presentation will highlight the methods used to identify weight gain and obesity in young people at risk of Type 2 diabetes and those already diagnosed. It will address the common challenges that are faced with achieving a healthy weight in this patient group and the approaches we are taking in Leeds to support and educate our young patients.

Learning outcomes

  • Methods used to identify and monitor obesity in children and young people
  • The role of the MDT in promoting a healthy lifestyle
  • Tools and resources for addressing childhood obesity
  • Engaging the whole family in weight management strategies
  • Support and services available after transition

Thursday 15th November 2018

12:05 - 12:35

Prevention & Obesity in Practice


Paediatric Dietitian, Leeds Children’s Hospital

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