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This course will help you to understand the genetic, environmental and behavioural interactions that lead to children and adolescents developing overweight and obesity. It will explore the effects of weight stigma and will look at the effects that the diseases of overweight and obesity have on children as they grow into adults. It will also look at the treatment options available now and how these may develop in the future.
Novo Nordisk has provided funding to the Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) to cover the costs of the development of the RCGP’s obesity hub and this eLearning course. Novo Nordisk has had no influence over the creation, development and content of this eLearning module or the obesity hub, and full editorial control remains the sole responsibility of the RCGP.