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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…

Italia

Posted on: April 27, 2015

OBESITÀ: UNA MINACCIA SOTTOVALUTATA La percezione pubblica sull’obesità in Europa Un sondaggio sulla percezione pubblica condotto in sette paesi europei dall’agenzia di ricerca strategica indipendente Opinium, in collaborazione con l’Associazione europea per lo studio dell’obesità (EASO) e con il supporto di Medtronic. Maggio 2015 Risultati in Italia Le persone in…

Suomi

Posted on: April 27, 2015

LIIKALIHAVUUS: ALIARVIOITU UHKA Ihmisten näkemyksiä liikalihavuudesta Euroopassa Riippumaton strateginen tutkimuskeskus Opinium toteutti seitsemässä Euroopan maassa mielipidetutkimuksen yhteistyössä liikalihavuutta tutkivan EASO:n (European Association for the Study of Obesity) kanssa ja Medtronicin tuella. Toukokuu 2015 Tuloksia Suomesta Liikalihavuus vaikuttaa olevan näkyvämpää Suomessa kuin muissa tutkimuksen kohdemaissa. Useampi henkilö vastasi tuntevansa jonkun, jota…

EASO Patient Council: April 2015

Posted on: April 16, 2015

This month we introduce Patient Council member Judit Pettkó Please tell us who tell us you are: My name is Judit Pettkó and I have lived in Budapest, Hungary since I was born. I grew up in a downtown flat and about 15 years ago I moved into a family…

EASO Patient Council: March 2015

Posted on: March 2, 2015

Patient Council Spotlight: Alexandra Fraisova Please tell us who you are, and about your experience of weight and obesity: I am a literary scout, translator, a former dancer and a flamenco dancer, a personal trainer and a lecturer - it's quite a lot for one person, isn´t it? I am…

EASO Patient Council: February 2015

Posted on: February 2, 2015

Spotlight on Björn Brusgatis Please tell us who you are: My name is Björn Brusgatis. I’m 36 years old and married to my wife Daniela. After losing our house due to unemployment and illness, we moved in with Daniela's family but we have recently moved into a rental where we…

EASO Patient Council: An inspirational success story

Posted on: July 31, 2014

HOW I CHANGED MY LIFESTYLE Changing my views on how to live healthy is probably one of the most important things I have done in my life. I think it has actually saved my life. It is a big step forward, but most certainly worth the effort of throwing oneself…

Facts & Statistics

Posted on: September 10, 2013

Definitions of overweight and obese: Unless otherwise indicated, the definitions used in the tables and figures below are those recommended by IOTF, using age and gender specific BMI cut-off points which equate to an adult BMI of 25 and 30. This approach defines overweight as the childhood equivalent of having a BMI…

Russia

Posted on: September 10, 2013

National Association of Dieticians and Nutritionists (Russia): Working Group for the Study of Obesity Chairman of the National Association of Dieticians and Nutritionists (Russia)  Professor Viktor Aleksandrovich Tutelyan Academician of Russian Academy of Medical Science Director of Research Institute of Nutrition of Russian Academy of Medical Science Executive Director of the Working Group…