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UK Congress on Obesity 2019

Leeds, United Kingdom
12 Sep 2019 - 13 Sep 2019

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Impact of exercise training on food reward and eating behaviour traits that promote overconsumption in individuals with overweight and obesity

Beaulieu Kristine , Hopkins Mark , Gibbons Catherine , Caudwell Phillipa , Blundell John , Finlayson Graham

Background: In addition to effects on body weight and composition, it is becoming apparent that exercise training improves markers of appetite control. Several studies have focused on homeostatic appetite responses to exercise training (e.g. appetite-related peptides, gastric emptying, satiety and food intake), but little is known on its effects on food reward and susceptibility to overeating.Methods: This study examined changes in food reward and eating...

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Obesity and disease severity in people with atrial fibrillation: a community-based cross-sectional survey

Koutoukidis Dimitrios , Jones Nicholas , Taylor Clare , Casadei Barbara , Aveyard Paul

Background: Atrial fibrillation (AF) is the most common sustained cardiac arrhythmia and its incidence is strongly linked with obesity. Weight loss may reduce AF severity in relatively young patients with AF and overweight. However, it is unclear whether symptom severity and AF-related quality of life are associated with obesity in the general population of people with AF.Methods: Ten general practices in central England identified patients with electroc...

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The associations between lunch type consumed during a school day and UK adolescents’ overall diet quality

Taher Ayyoub. K , Ensaff Hannah , Evans Charlotte. E.L

Background: Evidence suggests that the diet quality of children consuming school meals tends to be better than that of children consuming packed lunches or food brought from outside school. This study aims to investigate the association between the types of lunch consumed in a school day and diet quality of UK adolescents.Methods: 2118 British adolescents were included from the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (Years 1–8). All participants were ag...

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The impact of weight stigma on healthcare practitioner-patient relationship

Čadek Martin , Flint Stuart

Background: Research exploring the impact of weight stigma in healthcare has typically focused on attitudes towards and impact on patient care. Sparse research has explored weight stigma towards healthcare professionals (HCPs). This study aimed to examine the influence of HCPs weight status on recall of medical advice (RA), and attitudes towards HCPs (AHCP) measures.Methods: After receiving ethical clearance, this between-subjects study was hosted on Qua...