The links on this page may be helpful to practitioner’s seeking background information and further resources around the topics of weight management, physical activity and behaviour change.
NICE and Department of Health Guidance
Managing obesity: http://www.nice.org.uk/nicemedia/pdf/cg43niceguideline.pdf
Preventing type 2 diabetes: http://pathways.nice.org.uk/pathways/preventing-type-2-diabetes
CMO report on physical activity (2011): http://www.dh.gov.uk/en/Publicationsandstatistics/Publications/PublicationsPolicyAndGuidance/DH_127931
NHS Health Checks: http://www.healthcheck.nhs.uk/
Rollnick S, Mason P, Butler C (1999) Health behavior change. A guide for practitioners. Churchill Livingston
Miller WR, Rollnick S (2002) Motivational interviewing. Preparing people for change (2nd edition), Guildford Press
More information at http://www.motivationalinterviewing.org
Marlatt G. Relapse Prevention: Theoretical rationale and overview of the model. In: MarlattGA, Gordon J, editors. Relapse Prevention. New York: Guildford Press; 1985. 3-70.
Healthy eating recipes
Other useful websites
Information and patient information leaflets on healthy lifestyles are available from
Information for patients and health professionals on “pre-diabetes” (Impaired Glucose Regulation) http://www.pcmd.ac.uk/research/downloads/wakeup/read/practitioners_read.pdf
The Diabetes Prevention Toolkit: A toolkit for commissioners and practitioners for setting up a diabetes prevention programme is available via http://www.image-project.eu