Latest obesity news and research

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Diabetes Australia Position Statement: Type 2 diabetes remission

October 2021, Diabetes Australia

COVID-19 vaccines are effective in people with obesity: A position statement from The Obesity Society

July 2021

World Health Organisation Obesity and Overweight Fact Sheet

June 2021, WHO

RACGP Obesity prevention and management Position statement

February 2019, RACGP

Action to prevent obesity and reduce its impact across the life course – RACP Position Statement on Obesity

May 2018, RACP

Clinical Practice Guidelines for the Management of overweight and obesity in adults, adolescents and children in Australia

2013, Australian Government Department of Health and Aging

The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS)’s Position statement that obesity is a ‘chronic relapsing disease process’

The Australian and New Zealand Obesity Society (ANZOS)

AIHW Overweight and Obesity report

Australian Government Institute of Health and Welfare