This paper describes the relationship between obesity and type 2 diabetes among adults. It describes the epidemiology of each disorder, how the two conditions are linked and why they present a major public health challenge.

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PHE Obesity Knowledge and Intelligence team have updated a series of factsheets for 2014. These factsheets compile up-to-date key information and data about obesity and physical activity in an easily readable format. The data factsheets will be a useful resource for policy makers and practitioners.

Economic assessment tool

The tool is designed to help public health professionals make an economic assessment of existing or planned adult weight management interventions