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Ways to highlight problem
NHS England is pleased to announce the winners of a £30,000 international challenge prize to publish or present data on obesity in a new, exciting and useful way.  The challenge to data enthusiasts was to use open data to produce new visualisations, apps or tools that will help to kick start action against obesity.
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NHS England:  Obesity data challenge innovators claim £30k prize

A bitter pill for most

Preventing Type 2 Diabetes: the size of the prize

Stricter blood glucose targets for people with diabetes

NICE issues standard on preventing obesity and lifestyle weight management for children and young people

LGA - US-style calorie signs should be introduced by pub, restaurant and cinema chains, say councils

Get people moving to improve nation's health

LGA response to Health Committee report on physical activity & diet

NICE redoubles efforts to reduce harm from alcohol, smoking and physical inactivity

Overweight & obesity levels stabilising

NICE updates weight loss surgery criteria for people with type 2 diabetes

LGA:  Cost of tackling obesity set to rise by tens of millions for councils

Report on obesity treatment in Wales published

Health experts asked how Government can tackle obesity

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