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Guidelines

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. (http://www.ndk.bg/) 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: hester.rice@c3health.org +44 (0)20 7637 4330 www.c3health.org 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…

EASO Position Statement

Posted on: September 10, 2013

EASO has recently published a position statement entitled 'Obesity: The Gateway to Ill Health – an EASO Position Statement on a Rising Public Health, Clinical and Scientific Challenge in Europe. The position statement can be viewed here.

European Obesity Research Conference

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Obesity is frequent, serious, complex and chronic. Moreover, it is recognised as a gateway to many other disease areas, including but by no means limited to diabetes, heart disease, cancers, respiratory problems and joint problems. Thus, if we manage and prevent obesity, we will block a major supply route to…

EASO Award and Travel Grant Winners – 2004

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Presented during the 13th ECO in Prague: Young Investigator Award for Basic Science – Philip McTernan (UK) Young Investigator Award for Clinical Science – Rachel Batterham (UK) Travel Grants (supported through an educational grant from sanofi-aventis) Basic Science – Emmanuel Stamatakis (UK) and Mandy Schulz (Germany) Clinical Science – Beatrice Dubern (France) Allied…

Obesity Facts & Figures

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Obesity Facts & Figures:  Useful Resources from the WHO Regional Office for Europe: WHO Global Database of BMI (adults) Childhood Obesity Surveillance in the WHO European Region WHO Europe Nutrition Policy Database WHO ’10 Facts on Obesity’ WHO Global Health Observatory Overweight and Obesity (adults) WHO Europe Obesity Publications European…