The European Association for the Study of Obesity

What does EASO do?

What does EASO do?

Mission: To reduce the burden of unhealthy weight

About: Established in 1986, EASO is a federation of professional membership associations from 32 European countries. It is the voice of the European obesity community, representing scientists, health care practitioners, physicians, public health experts and patients. EASO is in official relations with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Regional Office for Europe and is a founding member of the EU Platform on Diet, Physical Activity and Health.

EASO promotes action through collaboration in advocacy, communication, education and research. Our National Association members and the individual members thereof enjoy extensive EASO member benefits.

Further information on the history and goals of EASO and on each Member Association is available via the top navigation bar.

ECO2018: Call for Abstracts

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ECO2018, the 25th European Congress on Obesity, will take place in Vienna, Austria from 23-26 May 2018, and preparations are …

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Dr Arya Sharma on Training General Practice Physicians (GPs) in Obesity Management and Care

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Dr Sharma, thank you for taking the time to speak with EASO about the importance of providing high-quality obesity training …

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Improving Post-Bariatric Treatment and Care in Europe

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EASO is pleased to interview Professor Luca Busetto, associate professor of Internal Medicine at University of Padova in Italy. Dr …

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New European Guidelines on Medical Management of Post-Bariatric Surgery

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EASO is pleased to share the new OMTF guidelines Practical Recommendations of the Obesity Management Task Force of the European …

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Italian Consensus Statement on Childhood Obesity

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Professor Maffeis is a Professor of Paediatrics at the University of Verona. In addition to directing the Pediatric Diabetes and Metabolic …

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EASO Newsletter November 2017

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ECO2018: Call for Abstracts Online abstract submission and registration for #ECO2018 in Vienna are open! Spread the word within your …

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Obesity Week 2017 and National Obesity Care Week

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I had the pleasure of participating in Obesity Week this year, along with other EASO executives and members of the …

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UK obesity society issues position statement on discriminatory healthcare rationing

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EASO supports the position of UK ASO on discriminating against people with obesity. Read the full position statement below: ASO …

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Open access available to Obesity Facts, Volume 5 2017

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We are pleased to announce that the current issue of OBESITY FACTS (OFA) is now available online. Contents of the …

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