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Results of a trial testing the effectiveness of GP referral to a low energy total diet replacement programme

 Infographic showing results from the DROPLET study.

The DROPLET found that patients on a Total Diet Replacement (TDR) Programme lost 10.7kg of weight over the course of the study, which is over three times as much as those who were given usual care. 

Find out more about total diet replacement programmes

Resources for health professionals

What is TDR weight loss?

TDR weight loss: FAQs

Medication adjustment guide

Read more:

Doctor Referral of Overweight People to Low Energy total diet replacement Treatment (DROPLET): pragmatic randomised controlled trial
Astbury NM et al
BMJ 2018;362:k3760