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Childhood obesity expert on BBC Radio's 4 PM programme

4 April 2012

Julian Hamilton Shield, Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology, was interviewed by BBC Radio 4's PM programme about a pilot trial of a new device, the Mandolean, to treat childhood obesity.

A pilot trial of a new device, the Mandolean, a weighing scale, which measures the rate of eating and fullness and provides feedback, to help children aged 5-11 years change their eating behaviour, was featured on BBC Radio 4's PM programme on Tuesday 3 April.  

The trial will be led by Julian Hamilton Shield, Professor in Diabetes and Metabolic Endocrinology in the School of Clinical Sciences who was interviewed by PM.

The programme is available to listen to again on BBC iplayer.

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