Other Resources

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

Physical activity

Managing obesity

Preventing type 2 diabetes

CMO report on physical activity (2011)

NHS Health Checks

Motivational interviewing

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 motivationalinterviewing.org

Relapse prevention

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.

6-Step Plan for Preventing Diet Relapses

Healthy eating recipes

Eating Well healthy recipes

Diabetes UK recipes

British Heart Foundation recipe finder

Other useful websites

Information and patient information leaflets on healthy lifestyles are available from

Diabetes UK

BHF Keep you heart healthy

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