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Communicating the health risks associated with being overweight

04 June 2020

Do you have experience discussing your weight and its possible health risks with a Healthcare Professional (i.e. GP’s and practice nurses) or have you not yet had this discussion but would like to?

I am looking for volunteers to participate in an online interview, exploring the general public’s views and experience of the methods used to communicate overweight by Healthcare Professionals.

Requirements

  • Currently have or have had a BMI >25.
  • Experience discussing your weight and its possible health risks with a healthcare professional (e.g. GP’s and practice nurses) or have you not yet had this discussion but would like to
  • Resident in the UK
  • Age 18 +

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Ethical approval

CERB approved 15 May 2020 ((CERB/2020/4/1946)

About the researcher

I am a mature student at the University of Aberdeen studying Clinical Nutrition.

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