The more time patients spend with GPs, the greater their weight loss

Adults with obesity lost twice as much on a GP-led weight management program compared to going it alone, shows Australian and UK research

The more contact a patients with obesity has with their GP the more weight they lose, according to a new study. 

Dr Liz Sturgiss.

The UK and Australian research found that patients who received weight loss advice from GPs and their teams lost twice as much a year compared with those going it alone.  

And those who lost the most weight had at least 12 contacts