Affiliation: King's College London
- Obesity: prevalence, causes and clinical consequencesAlison Shepherd
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, The James Clerk Maxwell Building, London
Nurs Stand 23:51-7; quiz 58. 2009..The health risks associated with obesity are discussed, in particular type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease...
- Optimising nutritional intake to promote growth and development in childrenAlison Burton-Shepherd
Department of Primary Care and Child Health, Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King s College London
Community Pract 85:33-6. 2012..The aim of this article is to provide parents and professionals with guidance to help encourage parents, and other members of the multidisciplinary team, to provide children with a healthy diet...
- Current management strategies in the treatment of obesityAlison Shepherd
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, Kings College, London
Nurs Stand 25:49-56; quiz 58, 60. 2010..The article will focus on the role of drug therapy as an adjunct in the management of obesity. Practical guidance to assist healthcare professionals who come into contact with obese patients will be presented...