Chapter 8. Obesity and Diabetes

  1. Gary Frost2,
  2. Anne Dornhorst2 and
  3. Robert Moses Director of Diabetes Services3
  1. Karen Slevin,
  2. Jacqueline Cleator and
  3. John Wilding

Published Online: 21 JUN 2004

DOI: 10.1002/0470869437.ch8

Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus

Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus

How to Cite

Slevin, K., Cleator, J. and Wilding, J. (2003) Obesity and Diabetes, in Nutritional Management of Diabetes Mellitus (eds G. Frost, A. Dornhorst and R. Moses), John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, Chichester, UK. doi: 10.1002/0470869437.ch8

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Nutrition and Dietetic Research Group, Department of Metabolic Medicine and Nutrition and Dietetics, Division of Investigational Science, Hammersmith Hospital Campus, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial School of Medicine, Du Cane Road, London W12 0NN, UK

  2. 3

    Illawarra Area Health Service, 4/393 Crown Street, Wollongong, NSW, 2500, Australia

Author Information

  1. Diabetes and Endocrinology Clinical Research Group, Clinical Sciences Centre, University Hospital Aintree, Longmoor Lane, Liverpool L9 7AL, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUN 2004
  2. Published Print: 18 JUL 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471497516

Online ISBN: 9780470869437



This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Defining Obesity

  • Obesity and Type 1 Diabetes

  • The Association between Obesity and Type 2 Diabetes

  • Benefits of Weight Loss

  • Approaches to Weight Management

  • Assessment of Obesity

  • Obesity Treatment

  • Considerations in Managing Obesity within Diabetes Care

  • Summary

  • References