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BIMBELA SERRANO, María Teresa. Flow diagram for secondary prevention of obesity according to the origin of the problem: C.C.E.P. Bimbela. Enferm. glob. [online]. 2017, vol.16, n.47, pp.427-452.  Epub July 01, 2017. ISSN 1695-6141.


Development of a flowchart that allows the professional Primary Care to carry out the decision with the obese patient, depending on the source of the problem.


Based on the premises of Virginia Henderson, on factors influencing the independence of patients to meet their basic needs: lack of strength (can not), lack of will (do not want) or lack of knowledge (do not know); it has developed a decision diagram depends on "the source of the problem": “Comprehensive Comunity Educational Project (C.C.E.P.) Bimbela”.


Cases with criteria consistent inclusion non-pharmacologic dietoterapic program for obese adults in consultation Community Nursing. The program took place between January 2012 and December 2013 (96 weeks).


The flowchart can provide carry out the decision in Primary Care, allowing improve adherence to weight loss and maintenance program.

Keywords : Obesity; Primary Care; Prevention and Protocols; Food Habits; Feeding Behaviour; Combined Modality Therapy.

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