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Obesity Media Masterclass

Posted on: June 17, 2015

The need for anti-obesity drugs in obesity management Professor Hermann Toplak EASO President Associate Professor, Internal Medicine, Medical University Graz, Austria Factors that affect obesity Professor Luc van Gaal Head of Department of Endocrinology, Diebetology and Metabolism, Antwerp University Hospital Obesity as a gateway disease Professor Gema Frühbeck…

Obesity as a gateway disease

Posted on: June 12, 2015

Professor Gema Frühbeck EASO Past President Head of the Metabolic Research Laboratory Clínica Universitaria, University of Navarra

2015 Milan Declaration: A Call to Action on Obesity

Posted on: June 11, 2015

A Statement of the members of the European Association for the Study of Obesity to EXPO 2015 EASO formally presented our Milan Declaration to the Milan EXPO in a special session on Saturday 6th June, organised as part of the official EXPO programme and hosted in the EU Commission Pavilion. …

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…

Obesity facts & figures

Posted on: April 29, 2015

On this page you will find key facts and figures about obesity. More information will be added over time as we strive to provide journalists with factually correct and up-to-date information in a concise and clear format. For specific information, please refer to the below sub-sections: About Obesity External Resources…


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

COTF Education Series Tips for parents of children with overweight or obesity:  What questions would you ask the parents of an obese child? Practical Tips: COTF Course The need for anti-obesity drugs in obesity management Factors that affect obesity Obesity as a gateway disease…


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…