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Weight Disorders / Obesity

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Professional Societies:
Australasian Sleep Association (ASA)
Australasian Society for the study of Obesity
American Obesity Association
Dietitians Association of Australia
New Zealand Dietetic Association
Obesity Surgery society of Australia and New Zealand

World Obesity Federation

International Classification of Pediatric Endocrine Diagnoses (ICPED) – a comprehensive diagnostic list for endocrine diagnoses (APEG associated worldwide collaboration). Scroll down page to individual chapters on each diagnostic group.

Support Groups:
Australian Obesity Support Group
Prader Willi Association of Australia
Prader Willi Association of New Zealand
Syndrome X Association

Other resources and links:
Childhood Obesity NSW (Australia) Government site

WHO Obesity site
Australian Government (NHMRC) Downloadable Guidelines for the management of overweight and obesity
International Journal of Obesity
New Zealand Government Obesity site
FSANZ food standards Aust NZ
Hormones and Me Booklet Series – Craniopharyngioma
Convert Inches and Centimetres

Pediatric Obesity—Assessment, Treatment, and Prevention: An Endocrine Society Clinical Practice Guideline

Royal Australasian College of Physicians (RACP) – Position Statement on Obesity 2018