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Obesity

Improving the lives of people living with obesity through medicine and technology.

Changing obesity one person at a time

As the UK’s leading pharmacy for obesity, we pride ourselves in supporting your patients to improve outcomes. We pride ourselves in providing access to evidence based medicines for the management of obesity and overweight.

Obesity

Obesity is a complex and serious chronic disease that affects millions of people around the world. Those living with obesity face both medical and societal challenges, creating barriers to effective treatment.

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Key facts

11,117 hospital admissions directly attributable to obesity

An increase of 4% on 2017/18, when there were 10,660 admissions

20% of year 6 children were classified as obese

Prevalence was over twice as high in the most deprived areas than the least deprived areas.

876 thousand hospital admissions where obesity was a factor

An increase of 23% on 2017/18, when there were 711 thousand admissions.

67% of adults were considered active (as per government guidelines)

47% of children and young people were meeting the current physical activity guidelines

The majority of adults were overweight or obese.
67% of men and 60% of women

This included 26% of men and 29% of women who were obese.

Making obesity treatments accessible

Primed recognise the barriers patient’s face everyday.

A lack of recognition of obesity as a disease

Inaccessible treatments

Access to experts

Support

Weight regain

Our ecosystem addresses these challenges by connecting the provider with the patient.

Contact us to learn more about our work in obesity and weight management.

This website is only intended for registered healthcare professionals based in the UK. If you are an existing patient and require support contact the pharmacy on 01274 024714.