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Weight loss support - GP?

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pishedoff Mon 02-Jan-17 21:20:29

Hi

Has anyone ever had support off their GP with weight loss? I'm considering going as I'm now very overweight and feeling desperate sad. I've always been a big girl but as I'm getting older I'm becoming more aware of the health Implications. It's frustrating as I'm not a smoker and I'm tee total so it's my weight that lets me down

If they would help me what sort of thing could I expect?

Thanks

Murphysgirl Mon 02-Jan-17 21:48:27

It varies from trust to trust. Here they will offer you 12 weeks slimming club membership or gym membership. Some practices have weight loss support groups. I would think your GP would be supportive and pleased that you have taken the decision to tackle your weight.

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