This section contains reference information only, is general in nature and intends to provide an overview of the conditions listed below for the UK public. It is not intended to replace in any way the opinion of a healthcare professional. 

Novo Nordisk have created an educational website intended for members of the public for increasing the awareness of obesity in the UK. 

You can visit the site by going to

Losing weight and keeping it off is often seen as a simple question of “energy in and energy out” – how much you eat and how much you move. But science has proven that obesity has many causes, some of which are beyond the awareness or control of the person living with obesity.