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Exclusive videos of leading experts in the field of obesity

Posted on: May 21, 2015

Exclusive video content of obesity experts discussing the science of obesity including ‘obesity as a gateway disease’ and ‘beyond BMI’ as well as some of the current hot topics in obesity such as ‘gut hormones’, ‘white fat vs. brown fat’ and ‘anti-obesity drugs in obesity management’.

EASO Patient Council: May 2015

Posted on: May 12, 2015

EASO Patient Council Member of the Month: Magdalena Gajda Please tell us a bit about yourself: My name is Magdalena Gajda and I represent Poland for the EASO Patient Council. Since 2013, at the request of the Polish Association for the Study of Obesity, I have been acting as the…

EASO Forward

Posted on: May 5, 2015

OBESITY: AN UNDERESTIMATED THREAT Public perceptions of obesity in Europe Foreword from the European Association for the Study of Obesity (EASO) Obesity is one of the fastest growing threats to the health and wellbeing of our society. In some European countries as many as six out of ten adults are…


Posted on: April 27, 2015

FETTLEIBIGKEIT: EINE UNTERSCHÄTZTE BEDROHUNG Öffentliche Wahrnehmung von Fettleibigkeit in Europa Eine Umfrage zur öffentlichen Wahrnehmung in sieben europäischen Ländern, durchgeführt von der unabhängigen Agentur für strategische Einsichten Optimum, gemeinsam mit dem Europäischen Verband für die Erforschung der Fettleibigkeit (European Association for the Study of Obesity - EASO) und unterstützt durch…


Posted on: March 30, 2015

2003: Report on current status and perspectives in obesity management 2004: Management of Obesity in Adults: Project for European Primary Care 2007: Inter-disciplinary European Guidelines on Surgery of Severe (morbid) Obesity 2008: Management of Obesity in Adults: European Clinical Practice Guidelines 2010: Evaluation of the Overweight/Obese Child – Practical Tips for the Primary Health Care…

EASO Patient Council: January 2015

Posted on: January 6, 2015

Spotlight on Sólveig Sigurðardóttir Please tell us who you are: My name is Sólveig Sigurðardóttir I am married with two children, age 11 and 16. We have a dog and two cats, and I am 46 years old. I was diagnosed with MS a few years ago; this condition left me…

An EASO Position Statement on Multidisciplinary Obesity Management in Adults

Posted on: March 31, 2014

An EASO position statement on Multidisciplinary Obesity Management in Adults has just been published online in Obesity Facts. Abstract Obesity has proven to be a gateway to ill health. It has already reached epidemic proportions becoming one of the leading causes of death and disability in Europe and world-wide. Obesity plays a…

European Congress on Obesity 2014 (ECO 2014)

Posted on: March 12, 2014

This year’s European Congress on Obesity will take place from 28-31 May at the National Palace of Culture, 1 Bulgaria Square. Sofia, Bulgaria. ( The congress will feature the latest research on obesity from a wide range of fields including: Discovery and Integrative Science Nutrition, Behaviour, Activity and Environment Childhood…

Obesity: the Gateway to NCDs

Posted on: January 21, 2014

View the EASO infographic on ‘Obesity: the Gateway to NCDs.

Policy Maker Survey – Media Resources

Posted on: November 7, 2013

For media inquiries contact Hester Rice at C3 Collaborating for Health: +44 (0)20 7637 4330 Twitter @c3health Media resource: Obesity Facts & Figures: Key facts Worldwide obesity has nearly doubled since 1980. In 2008, more than 1.4 billion adults, 20 and older, were overweight. Of these over 200…